Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Questions (267)

Patrick Costello

Question:

267. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Finance the grade at which the chief data protection officer in his Department is employed. [37915/20]

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Written answers (Question to Finance)

Article 37 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into effect on 25 May 2018 requires that where a data controller or processor is a public authority or body, they shall designate a data protection officer (Article 37 (1)(a)).

The data protection officer in my Department is employed at the grade of Assistant Principal (Higher).