Location Data Advice from DPC Office

Posted in : ROI on 10 August 2016
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The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner has published detailed guidance on location data. Location data is any information which links an individual to a particular place including information about where a person currently is, or where they were at some point in the past.

Technology such as smart phones has made it easier than ever before for individuals to be located. Organisations use this data to offer personalised services, such as navigation apps or location-specific news content on websites.

Aimed at both individuals and organisations, the guidance will assist individuals in understanding how information relating to their location is collected and processed, and provides clarity to organisations on their obligations regarding such data. The overriding principle of the guidance centres on the protection of the individual’s right to data privacy.

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This article is correct at 10/08/2016
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