Category: Data Protection
Does the Charter of Fundamental Rights give you a right to post material anonymously on the internet? Limerick school v Instagram
Are you entitled to exercise your freedom of expression right anonymously? This is one of the fascinating questions that the Justice Garrett Simons of the High Court is to send to the European Court of Justice for a determination. This question, along with others set out below, arise from a High Court application by a […]
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Ireland-a Beginner’s Guide
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” […]
Data Protection Breaches-Are You Entitled to Damages?
Have you suffered a breach of your data protection rights? If so, what is your redress? And are you entitled to damages/compensation for the breach? If you are concerned that your data protection rights have been breached you may bring a complaint to the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner. This is a free service […]