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Max Schrems displays Facebook’s logo on his phone. Photograph: Joe Klamarjoe/Getty

If the European Court of Justice has a loyalty card, Max Schrems should apply. On Tuesday the EU’s highest court will hear legal opinion on the third (...)

The Data Protection Commissioner said she would use her investigative powers to examine the legality of the public services card and related systems.

The Data Protection Commissioner is to open a formal investigation into whether the State’s public services card and related systems fully comply with(...)

Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon: ‘The 2018 budget increase is hugely positive and critical to preparations for our enhanced and increasingly globally prominent regulatory role’

Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon says her office aims to spend its additional €4 million allocated in Budget 2018 to recruit up to 40 new emp(...)

Facebook is  considering seeking an appeal against the Irish court’s decision to ask the ECJ to determine issues in the data commissioner’s case. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The US government has said it is “critically important” its views are taken into account when the High Court finalises questions to be decided by the (...)

A High Court judge has asked the Court of Justice of the EU (ECJ) to determine the validity or otherwise of European Commission decisions approving EU(...)

Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon wants a ruling on the validity of the European Commission’s decisions approving standard contractual clauses before finalising her decision on Max Schrems’s complaint. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The High Court will rule next week on an action by the Data Protection Commissioner with potentially enormous implications for EU-US trade and the pri(...)

Public service card: Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon was concerned about a ‘considerable leap in purpose for the card’

The Data Protection Commissioner told the head of the Department of Social Protection last year that there was a risk the public services card (PSC) w(...)

The Data Protection Commissioner has asked the Department of Social Protection for explanations about the legal basis for the card project.

The Department of Social Protection has been told by the State’s data protection watchdog to outline how social welfare legislation provides a “robust(...)

Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon: asked the High Court earlier this year to refer to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) the question of whether the standard contractual clauses used by companies to transfer personal data are valid. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Britain wants to co-operate with the European Union in relation to data protection and to have its legal regime accepted after it leaves, it said on T(...)

WhatsApp has confirmed it is still not sharing the data of EU users’ with Facebook, as engagement continues with the Irish Data Protection Commissioner.

Messaging platform WhatsApp has confirmed it is still not sharing the data of EU users with its parent company Facebook, as engagement continues with (...)

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