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Irish Government Department Investigated in Possible GDPR Breach

The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection is being investigated for possible General Data Protection Regulation breaches in relation to the body’s data protection officer being prevented from successfully completing their work.

Digital Rights Ireland submitted the complaint following revelations that the secretary general of the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection directed that amendments be made to to the department’s online privacy policy to delete a reference to its collection of people’s biometric data, not involving data protection officer in such decision.

Source: Irish Government Department Investigated in Possible GDPR Breach – Compliance Junction

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