The Data Protection Commissioner, Billy Hawkes has today launched new guidance to assist organisations to comply with new data protection requirements in relation to electronic communications and networks
Special data protection rules apply to the protection of personal data by data controllers in the electronic communications sector. These are in addition to the general obligations that apply to all data controllers under the Data Protection Acts. Obligations also arise for entities acting on behalf of data controllers in this sector.
The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner has now conducted a number of audits of charities. On foot of the inspection reports produced as a result of these audits, the Office is issuing this new guidance to all charities. The guidance focuses primarily on the use of personal data collected in conjunction with charities' fundraising activities in order to ensure
Guide to registration requirements and fees applicable.
Targeted direct marketing, giving individuals information about products and services, is a perfectly legitimate activity – provided it respects the individual's right to privacy. Sending unwanted direct marketing is neither in your interests nor the interests of those receiving it. Data protection law imposes strict obligations on the use of personal data (hyperlink) for direct marketing. Because marketing using electronic
This document is intended as a guidance note to those persons/bodies who are data controllers or data proces-sors, in that they control the contents and use of personal data, and who may be required to register with the Data Protection Commissioner. It is not an authoritative or definitive interpretation of the law. It is intended as a non-technical guide for data controllers and data processors.
This document is intended as a guide for Doctors applying for registration as a Data Controller.
Guide to completing a new registration or renewing / amending an existing registration on-line.