Statutory Reports

Data Protection Commission publish independent KOSI audit report into resource allocation

11th March 2022

The Data Protection Commission (DPC) has today published the final report of the independent KOSI audit of resource allocation at the DPC. The audit reflected on structure, numbers of staff and the efficacy of the current organisational model in the light of risks arising from post-GDPR requirements, while also considering how the DPC aligns with the structures of peer and analogous bodies. ...

Report by the DPC on the use of cookies and other tracking technologies

06th April 2020

Revised on 15 April 2020 In August 2019, the Data Protection Commission (DPC) commenced an examination of the use of cookies and similar technologies on a selection of websites across a range of sectors, including media and publishing, the retail sector, restaurants and food ordering services, insurance, sport and leisure and the public sector. ...

Data Breach Trends from the First Year of the GDPR

21st October 2019

This information note is intended to give an overview of the trends observed by the Data Protection Commission (DPC) over the first year of the mandatory breach reporting regime introduced by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The statistics and trends discussed below capture all data breach notifications received in the first year since the 25th of May 2018. ...