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Data Protection Law in Ireland: Sources and Issues

ISBN13: 9781905536535
New Edition ISBN: 9781905536870
Published: April 2013
Publisher: Clarus Press
Country of Publication: Ireland
Format: Hardback
Price: £95.00

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Data Protection Law in Ireland: Sources and Issues is the most recent and up-to-date book on data protection in Ireland. This book is a comprehensive guide as to what data protection is and the implications and obligations for holders and subjects of such data. It covers the many changes that have occurred in data protection law in recent times including developments in areas such as ‘social networking’ and the implications of technologies such as ‘cookies’.

The data protection regime applies internally to organisations, their employees, agents, contractors, etc. It also applies when an organisation has a focus outward at customer, potential customers and users. Both ‘inward’ and ‘outward’ data protection issues are examined.

Particular consideration is given to security, data loss, data breach and penalties. The book also provides the first reference in Ireland to the many sources of data protection law, essential for keeping abreast of data protection issues.

The draft EU Data Protection Regulation will bring large changes to the data protection regime. These are referred to in detail.

The recent changes to the data protection regime suggested by Leveson in the UK are also considered.

Irish Law
Part 1: Data Protection
1. Data Protection
2.What are the Definitions of Data Protection?
3. Evolution of Data Protection
4. Data Protection Principles
5. Legitimate Processing Conditions
6. Prior Information Conditions
7. Exemptions
8. Individual Data Subject Rights
9. Notification and Registration
10. Time Limits for Compliance
11. Enforcement & Penalties for Non-Compliance
12. Security of Personal Data
13. Outsourcing and Data Processors
14. Other Data Protection Issues

Part 2: Inward-Facing Organisational DP
15. Processing Employee Personal Data
16. Employee Personal Data Rights
17. Employee Considerations
18. Employee Monitoring Issues

Part 3: Outward-Facing Organisational DP
19. Outward Facing Issues
20. Cookies and Electronic Communications
21. Enforcement Powers
22. Trans Border Data Flows/Transfers of Personal
23. ePrivacy
24. Spam

Part 4: Updating the Data Protection Regime
25. The New EU Regime