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GDPR - Recent European and Irish Guidance
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland
  • January 24 2017

The closing weeks of 2016 saw the publication of Guidance Notes on the GDPR by both the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party (the advisory body


Data Protection Impact Assessment Guidelines
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • May 18 2017

Following the publication of its guidance on a number of elements of the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") (the right to data portability


Loyaltybuild data breach: lessons for data controllers
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • December 19 2013

The recent data breach at Loyaltybuild will have made many companies who transfer customer personal data to third party service providers nervous


Data protection obligations the journalistic exemption
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • January 27 2015

The Information Commissioner's Office ("ICO") has recently held that campaign groups may rely on the journalistic exemption under section 32 of the


Return of Values (Investment Undertakings) Regulations 2013
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • December 20 2013

As you may be aware, the Return of Values (Investment Undertakings) Regulations 2013 (the "Regulations") came into effect in July of this year. The


Reform of collecting societies
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland
  • July 25 2014

A recently adopted EU Directive will overhaul the governance and functions of collective management organisations and will introduce a


Important changes to the law on cookies
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • July 4 2011

On 1 July 2011, important changes to existing laws on cookies were introduced by the EC (Electronic Communications Networks and Services) (Privacy and Electronic Communications) Regulations 2011 (the “Regulations”


Article 29 Data Protection Working Party issues opinion on facial recognition in online and mobile services
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • July 20 2012

The Working Party (WP) has recently issued an Opinion on facial recognition in online and mobile services in recognition of the increase in the availability and accuracy of facial recognition technology in social media and smart phones in recent years


New Hacking and Cybercrime Offences
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland
  • June 13 2017

On 24 May 2017, legislation specifically dedicated to the issues of hacking and cybercrime was enacted for the first time in Ireland. Once this


BAI Rules on Advertising Overhauled
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • April 12 2017

Following a statutory review of the General Commercial Communications Code which governs commercial communications such as advertising, sponsorship