‘Organisations that process personal data have certain obligations under the GDPR which requires them to be accountable and transparent with service users.’ Image: iStock

Unofficial sites that are processing personal information to secure visa renewal appointments for immigrants in Ireland have defended their use of per(...)

Facebook is facing seven EU investigations. The social media giant also has to deal with separate privacy investigations into Instagram and WhatsApp. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

Facebook may know by this summer whether it could face billions of euro in fines stemming from potential violations of the European Union’s data priva(...)

Ciarán Ó Cofaigh: ‘You often hear of the right to defend your good name – I don’t even have a right to a name’

Irish people don’t have an “absolute right” to have their names spelt correctly, the State data watchdog has ruled. A television producer being treat(...)

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in Dublin on April 2nd. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg breezed through Dublin on Tuesday, pressing the point for regulation of the internet in a bid to deal with harmful co(...)

Data-protection commissioner Helen Dixon at the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland’s inaugural US Ireland business conference.

Voxpro, the fast-growing Irish business process-outsourcing company, is looking to tap public markets in an initial public offering (IPO) in the “not-(...)

Google’s chief privacy officer Keith Enright addresses the IIEA in Dublin on Thursday. Photograph: Lorcan Mullally/IIEA

Fines levied on multinationals and other organisations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are likely to end up before Europe’s highes(...)

 Professor Sonia Livingstone has examined how children’s digital lives ’raise pressing questions about their capacity to act, and about the responsibilities of others, in ways that fulfil rather than undermine their rights’

Social media companies such as Twitter and Facebook should be forced to fund an independent body to teach children how to keep their data safe online,(...)

Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The regulator overseeing the handling of personal data is “extremely concerned” about the ability of the Office of Public Works to find a permanent of(...)

Simon Coveney defended the expenditure “in the context of increased diplomatic activity at European and international level brought about by Brexit preparations”. Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Government officials ran up taxi bills totalling more than €750,000 last year, with one Government department spending almost €1,000 a day on fares. (...)

Ciarán Ó Cofaigh (51) is taking on the State: “My name without a fada isn’t my name”

The State data watchdog is investigating the refusal of public bodies and private companies to properly spell Irish names after a television producer (...)

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