Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Questions (479)

Patrick Costello

Question:

479. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Education the grade at which the chief data protection officer in her Department is employed. [37921/20]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

The official responsible for the Departments Data Compliance and Support Section is the designated Data Protection Officer for the Department and is at the grade of Principal Officer. The unit supports the Department in being compliant with data and information regulations in relation to FOI, Records Management, GDPR and the Data Protection Act and provides corporate support services to business units on these matters.