In our latest episode of our podcast series Just the Chats, the Data Protection Commissioner for Ireland, Helen Dixon, chats with European Movement Ireland CEO, Noelle O Connell. Throughout the discussion, Helen explains her work as Data Protection Commissioner, the strong European dimension to her role, and her personal reflectons on Ireland’s time being in the European Union since 1973.
Helen also describes the life cyle of recent well publicised investigations and fines, and how GDPR is a key piece of legislation in her role.
Helen Dixon was appointed as Data Protection Commissioner for Ireland in September 2014. Responsible for upholding the rights of individuals regarding how data about them is used, the role, among other things, requires regulation of a large number of US internet multinationals with European bases in Ireland.
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