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

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GDPR – WHAT EMPLOYERS MUST DO TO COMPLY

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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...

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...

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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