DPIA 101

What is a DPIA? Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA) are crucial processes that help companies manage how they handle personal data and identify and minimize risks to rights and freedoms before launching new products or services. This process allows companies to manage how they handle personal data and demonstrates their General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) [...]

By |2024-05-31T14:00:03+01:00May 31st, 2024|DPIA, DPO, Privacy|0 Comments

The rise of DSARs

Understanding DSARs: Individuals have the right to access and receive a copy of their personal data, and other supplementary information. This is commonly referred to as a Data Subject Access Request (DSAR).  The volume of DSARs continues to rise, as businesses must prioritize proactive measures to navigate the evolving regulatory landscape and safeguard their organizations [...]

By |2024-04-25T13:42:24+01:00April 25th, 2024|DSAR, GDPR, Privacy|0 Comments

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 [...]