Tracy Elliott

August 16, 2019

Lessons learned from Public Services Card

Today the DPC provided its 170 page long awaited findings into the validity of the Public Services Card (PSC) to the Department of Social Protection leading […]
July 23, 2019

Five tips for managing data subject access requests under GDPR

“Information wants to be free”, was the old technology activist’s mantra – but someone has to pay the price. The catchphrase has taken on fresh meaning […]
May 21, 2019

GDPR one year on

May 2019 marks the first anniversary since the General Data Protection Regulation came into force. What has changed in the world of privacy and data protection […]
March 14, 2019

Five data protection tips from the DPC’s annual report

Tracy Elliott picks out five points from the newly published annual report of the Data Protection Commission.
January 8, 2019

Health research and the thorny issue of consent

By 30 April of this year, any organisation conducting health research in Ireland must either get consent to GDPR standard or else obtain a consent declaration. […]
December 14, 2018
Picture of Santa Claus with his present list

Yule never believe it: we sleigh the myth about GDPR and Santa

So we’ve all seen the jokes on WhatsApp and Facebook about Santa’s lack of GDPR compliance and how this would all be changed for Christmas 2018. […]
December 11, 2018

Data protection impact assessments for health research: what’s changed under GDPR?

Since GDPR came into effect on 25 May this year, the health regulations have been updated to incorporate more stringent requirements around protecting personal information during […]