Friday, 6 September 2019

Questions (671)

Timmy Dooley


671. Deputy Timmy Dooley asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he has been informed of breaches of GDPR related to the processing of information for technology companies operating here by third parties by those companies (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36451/19]

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Written answers (Question to Justice)

As the Deputy is aware, the Data Protection Commission (DPC) is the national independent authority responsible for upholding the fundamental right of individuals in the EU to have their personal data protected.

I can confirm that the Data Protection Commission is currently engaging with the company/s in question in relation to the issues raised in the recent media coverage.