Data Protection Law in Ireland: Sources and Issues 2nd ed
To be Published: October 2016
Publisher: Clarus Press
Country of Publication: Ireland
Data Protection Law in Ireland: Sources and Issues, Second Edition, provides a detailed analysis of the new developments, procedures, rights and obligations.
Data Protection Law in Ireland: Sources and Issues, Second Edition is the most recent and up-to-date book on data protection in Ireland providing a comprehensive guide as to what data protection is and the implications and obligations for holders and subjects of such data. In 2016 data protection regulation has seen the most significant change in over twenty-one years.
The Data Protection Directive is replaced in its entirety by the new General Data Protection Regulation. This affects all organisations and all individuals throughout the EU and Ireland. In addition to new and expanded rights and obligations, organisations must also engage Data Protection Officers, whom have significant responsibilities and independence. Some of the significant updates of Data Protection Law in Ireland: Sources and Issues, Second Edition include:
- The new Irish and EU data protection regime;
- New requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR);
- New and enhanced rights for individuals;
- New detailed obligations for organisations;
- New principles, definitions, processing conditions and criteria;
- Increasing issues surrounding new types of data collections, business uses and new business models;
- The arrival of new technologies require particular compliance consideration in order to be lawful under the new data protection regime. Examples include new tracking and localisation services, new devices, new Apps, vehicles tracking, etc;
- Case law developments, for example: the right to be forgotten; Schrems EU-US Safe Harbour; DRI;Bărbulescu; private investigators, Snowden issues, etc;
- Increasing litigation and prosecution of data protection breaches;
- The new tools of compliance, risk reduction, risk assessments including mandated reviews with the Data Protection Commissioner of risk-based proposed new services, and new Data Protection Impact Assessments;
- Data breaches and data loss (from Loyalty Build to Ashley Madison to Panama);
- Mandated notification of security data breaches;
- Employee monitoring and data protection;
- Significant new fines for data protection violations.