Data Protection Commissioner welcomes ECJ ruling on Facebook case

Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon has welcomed the ECJ ruling on an EU-US data sharing pact

5th October, 2015

Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) Helen Dixon has welcomed today’s ruling by the European Court of Justice on an EU-US data sharing pact, saying it “reiterated the fundamental importance attaching to the right of individuals to the protection of their personal data”.

She said she has instructed her legal team to return the case of Maximilian Schrems vs the DPC to the High Court in the wake of the...

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