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Data protection issues for community groups and CCTV schemes

In pursuance of the Programme for a Partnership Government, a community based CCTV scheme was established with the intention of supporting local communities who wish to install and maintain CCTV security systems in their area, with the intention of increasing public safety and deterring illegal or anti-social behaviour.

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Why I love . . . horse-riding and eventing

Nowadays, things can be hectic between running my own solicitor’s practice, Carter Anhold Ltd, from two offices in Sligo and Dublin, and trying to train for competitions, but I wouldn’t have it any other way. My passion for horses has never left me.

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To DPIA or not to DPIA?

A DPIA is a process designed to help you systematically analyse, identify and minimise the data protection risks of your personal data processing activities. A DPIA should generally be carried out prior to the processing by the data controller.

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To erase or not to erase, that is the question!

Data Retention v Right to be Forgotten: The importance of awareness of your obligations/rights and striking the best balance between the two data protection areas, are brought into sharp focus in this article concerning two unions and ESB workers (electricity service technicians).

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The Rights of Cohabitants in Ireland

The Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 came into force on 1 January 2011. It brings about a complete transformation of the law in relation to cohabiting couples. Many couples choose to live together in a relationship without...

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Protecting the Family Farm against Vulture Funds

It's time for Vultures to be met head on to keep them from the farm gate. International Vulture Funds, purchasing loans from Irish Banks, are a massive threat to many farming families. IFA President Joe Healy said recently that these “faceless funds are hell-bent on...

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GDPR and Cloud Computing

As we move ever-closer to the enforcement of the GDPR 2016/679 on May 25th 2018, the importance of knowing with confidence, the nature and quantity of personal data flowing through businesses and organisations, cannot be understated

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