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Data Protection Commissioner speaks at CPD event

18 February 2014

Mr. Hawkes gave a detailed presentation on Data Protection focusing on why Data Protection matters, the Legal Context for Data Protection and good practice.  In his presentation, which lasted just under an hour, Mr. Hawkes discussed the risks and the risk factors facing organisations with regard to Data Protection.  Quoting the results of a recent survey, he emphasised the importance of privacy of personal information to the Irish Citizen.  During his talk, Mr. Hawkes also referred to the Rules for Data Protection, the timetable for EU Data Protection changes in legislation, the general principles for Data Protection and other relevant issues.

Following his presentation, a question and answer session took place. The event was kindly sponsored by KPMG.

Download the DPC Presentation Feb 2014

Further CPD events for 2014 will be advertised on this website in due course.