GDPR and Data Subject Reporting Obligations - Why, When and How?Posted in : Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 25 October 2021
There is a requirement placed on data controllers to understand their legal obligations to report a personal data breach to the Data Protection Commission ("DPC") and to affected data subjects clearly, accurately and most importantly, within the prescribed time limits.
In this article, Matheson’s Technology and Innovation Partner Deidre Crowley answers the key questions relating to why, when and how data controllers should notify the DPC and their data subjects of a personal data breach.
What are the Circumstances in which a Controller must Notify a Breach to the DPC?
Article 33 (1) of the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (“GDPR”), and Section 86 of the Data
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