Data Protection Commissioner commences action on "Cookie" law. The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner has this week written to some 80 websites seeking information on the steps that they have taken to meet the so called "cookie" obligations placed upon them with effect from 1 July 2011.
06/03/12 - Minister Shatter invites submissions on recent EU proposals to strengthen data protection safeguards
European Commission's proposal for a new Data Protection Regulation The Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Mr Alan Shatter, T.D., today launched a consultation process on the European Commission's proposal for a new Regulation on data protection standards within the EU. The proposed Regulation is intended to replace the 1995 Data Protection Directive which sets standards for the protection of personal data and transfer of such data within the internal market and to countries outside