Blogs

Right to compensation and liability

04th October 2019

The Data Protection Commission (DPC) regularly receives queries from individuals about whether they can get compensation if their personal data rights have been infringed. Whilst the DPC has a suite of powers at its disposal to resolve complaints and take action against organisations, it cannot award compensation to affected individuals. ...

What supporting documents may be required when you raise a concern with the DPC?

29th August 2019

Since the introduction of the GDPR, we’ve seen a huge increase in the number of people contacting the Data Protection Commission (DPC), as individuals become more aware of their data protection rights. With this in mind, it’s important to know what supporting documents you should include when you contact us with a query or a complaint. ...

Options for app security

15th August 2019

Most of us use mobile devices in our day-to-day activities. Apps used on these devices often hold personal data for user convenience, functional operations, or even marketing purposes.  It is essential for organisations to ensure that any personal data they store is safe and secure. ...

CCTV in the home

18th July 2019

More and more of us are installing cameras in our homes – whether it’s a camera to keep an eye on your pet when you’re not there, or a camera on your doorbell so you can use your phone to check who is at the door. ...