In this blog, MyCase Solicitors will advise you on what to do when your personal data has been stolen by a company or illegal organisation for misuse.
As the world becomes increasingly digital and technologically connected, more and more companies are gathering our personal data for use in marketing campaigns, targeted ads, KPI information, and more.
Falling victim to a personal injury * that is caused due to negligence, whether it be in a public place or the workplace, can be a distressing, upsetting, and extremely stressful experience. In order to protect victims, there are a number of laws in the Irish constitution allowing victims to submit claims and bring cases forward for compensation after an injury.
In today’s digital age, personal data is one of the most valuable assets that anyone can have.
It has been reported to the European National Data Protection Commissioners that Ireland has the second highest levels of GDPR breach cases per capita with 10,516 reports between May 2018 and January 2020, and 6,716 from last year alone.
Under the Health & Safety at Work regulations in Ireland there are extensive obligations for employers to ensure the safety of their workers, employees, and visitors in the work premises.
It is a matter of considerable concern that an unfortunate consequence of extended Covid-19 lockdown is likely to mean a significant increase in road traffic accidents.
Because minors cannot legally represent themselves in court, claims for minors follow a slighlty different procedure to what is usually considered normal in Irish courts. In the eyes of Irish law, a minor refers to anyone who is under 18. If a minor is involved in a legal case, he or she must be represented by their “next friend”, who is usually a parent or guardian. This “next friend” works as the spokesperson, per se, of the minor when involved in a legal case, and takes full responsibility for all finances and representation that occurs during the minor’s case.
There has been widespread coverage of the news that a Dublin based company which conducts liver screening procedures, Liver Wellness, has been affected by a significant data breach.
Customer satisfaction surveys are a popular method for corporations to gauge the effectiveness of their products or services.
In the year since the introduction of the GDPR legislation (May 2018 – May 2019), the Data Protection Commission (DPC) received 6,200 complaints relating to breaches of data protection