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Protecting your

DIGITAL RIGHTS

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Your right to

DATA SECURITY
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Your right to
DIGITAL PRIVACY
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Your right to an
OPEN INTERNET

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Tusla: questions to answer about data protection

Under Article 37.1 of the GDPR, all public bodies are required to have a Data Protection Officer (a DPO). The DPO is the person in the organization who is charged with ensuring the organization complies with data protection legislation. For organisations with large databases of …

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Time for Ireland’s Data Protection Commission to step up on Google Location Tracking

Ireland’s Data Protection Commission has said it is not investigating Google in relation to the secret tracking of the location of Android users, despite Google’s EU headquarters being located in Dublin. The DPC claims that because of some paperwork delay on Google’s part in ‘incorporating …

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Applying for a passport? You don’t need a Public Services Card.

A Public Services Card is not required to get a passport, although the Passport Office website incorrectly suggests that it is. A member of the public, Mr A, recently approached us. He wanted to travel abroad on a family holiday but his passport had expired …

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