Can Your Organisation Use AI to Recruit Employees?

Rapid and unprecedented developments in artificial intelligence (AI) technology reshaping industries and revolutionizing traditional business practices. Consequently, the integration and implementation of AI systems into organizations has become a strategic imperative for business. The future AI Act creates a regulatory framework for various sectors, including the critical topic of recruitment. Recruitment under the AI [...]

Decoding DPO Necessity: Is Your Organization on the List?

In the dynamic realm of data protection, the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) emphasised on the pivotal role of the Data Protection Officer (DPO). While smaller businesses may not require a full-time DPO, understanding the conditions for a mandatory appointment is crucial. Requirement for the DPO: the processing is carried out by a public authority [...]

Electric Ireland Data Breach: What You Need to Know

​​ Recently Electric Ireland reported that an employee from a contracted company have improperly accessed thousands of customer accounts, potentially putting into risk their personal and financial information. While Electric Ireland assures that only a small fraction of its vast customer base has been affected, the potential misuse of personal and financial data is a [...]

Data Protection guidelines-Google Analytics

On 12 May 2020,German Data Protection Conference ('DSK') issued  guidelines on the use of Google Analytics in the non-public sector ('the Guidelines').  The guidelines have been issued in consequence of the DSK's decision that Google Analytics is not a Data Processor but a Data Controller or Joint Data Controller. Google Analytics contended that the data [...]