Changes in GDPR

This new regulation, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into force on 25th May 2018, acts to strengthen the core values of the 1995 Data Protection Directive with additional principles and rights. The two overarching principles of...

LIVING WITH GDPR FOR EMPLOYERS

Now that the 25th of May ’18 has come and gone, don’t be fooled into thinking there is no need to comply with an employer’s responsibilities under GDPR, in relation to the personal data of their employees or that GDPR doesn’t apply to you. If you are an...

GDPR – WHAT EMPLOYERS MUST DO TO COMPLY

What employers must do to comply with new Data protection laws (GDPR) from 25th May ’18. With under a 100 days to go before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force, many employers are still wondering what their requirements are under...

GDPR AND DATA PROCESSING AGREEMENTS

Any Data Controller that is subject to GDPR, will need to have in place an appropriate Data Processing Agreement with any third party that it shares data with, where that third party is a processor, as defined under GDPR. GDPR applies to both Controllers...

DATA PROTECTION, THE NEW REGULATION, A GAME CHANGER, KEY CHANGES AND WHAT TO DO NOW

The General Data Protection Regulation (the Regulation) is now finally in an agreed form and awaiting its formal ratification by the EU. We examine in more detail some of the key areas of change which the Regulation will bring and then consider some of the...

NEW GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS (“GDPR”) KEY CHANGES

The draft of the new general data protection regulations have now been published. Whilst the reforms are many and wide-ranging, some of the key points are set out below. Tighter rules on consent It will now be necessary for consent to be freely given, specific and...

Sexist behavior is not a Compliment…it’s Harassment

So you have a nice policy on sexual harassment (‘Policy’) in the workplace and feel that it covers you, as an employer, for anything that arises. However I have to inform you that under recent Irish judicial decisions, it is not enough to have a policy sitting on the...

IS YOUR COMPANY INFORMATION CORRECT

The Companies Act 2014 (“the Act”) requires that companies display certain information at their registered office, on their website and letterhead. You need to ensure that your business is compliant with the law. COMPANY NAME Under the Act, every Irish...

NEW IRISH EMPLOYMENT LAWS OCTOBER 2015

The Workplace Relations Act 2015 (the Act) came into effect on the 1 October 2015. Its aim is to transform the way and manner in which employment and equality disputes are dealt with in Ireland. The Act is seen as one of the biggest changes in the history of Irish...

ARE YOU READY FOR THE NEW EU DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS?

Businesses need to start planning now, in order to mitigate the impact of the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), which is likely to come into force in 2018. When planning, organisations should consider all aspects of how they deal with DATA...

LIVING WITH GDPR FOR EMPLOYERS

Now that the 25th of May ’18 has come and gone, don’t be fooled into thinking there is no need to comply with an employer’s responsibilities under GDPR, in relation to the personal data of their employees or that GDPR doesn’t apply to you. If you are an...

GDPR – WHAT EMPLOYERS MUST DO TO COMPLY

What employers must do to comply with new Data protection laws (GDPR) from 25th May ’18. With under a 100 days to go before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force, many employers are still wondering what their requirements are under...

Changes in GDPR

This new regulation, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into force on 25th May 2018, acts to strengthen the core values of the 1995 Data Protection Directive with additional principles and rights. The two overarching principles of...

GDPR AND DATA PROCESSING AGREEMENTS

Any Data Controller that is subject to GDPR, will need to have in place an appropriate Data Processing Agreement with any third party that it shares data with, where that third party is a processor, as defined under GDPR. GDPR applies to both Controllers...

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