Tag: GDPR

  • The Use of CCTV in Disciplinary Hearings in the Workplace-Interesting High Court Decision (February 2020)

    The conflict of rights in the workplace between employer and employee concerning the use of cctv in the workplace, and its use in disciplinary processes, was dealt with by the High Court in February 2020. The case was Doolin v The Data Protection Commissioner [2020] IEHC 90 and it was an appeal from the Circuit…

  • GDPR, Subject Access Requests, and Coronavirus/COVID-19

    How does COVID-19 impact on your GDPR rights and obligations? The Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic has caused problems in all areas of life, including the difficulties posed regarding responding to data subject requests. The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) has issued guidelines, whilst pointing out that the timelines for responding to requests has not changed. Advice for…

  • GDPR Update-Has the Danger Passed?

    Were you worried in the lead up to GDPR? Has the danger passed? Are you just keeping the head down and hoping for the best? Are you in a good place with respect to compliance or do you still have some concerns but hope the fears generated were exaggerated? Just to remind you new regulations…

  • The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Ireland-the Essentials

    Have you heard about the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)? Do you know the changes it will bring to data protection law in Ireland? Do you know when it is to come into effect here? These questions, and similar foundational ones, are what I am about to look at. Ready? Let’s go. The “big bang”…