Thursday July 16, 2020

Data watchdog chasing its tail over HQ

Search for new offices proves frustrating

Killian Woods

Business reporter

@killianwoods
30th June, 2019
Helen Dixon, Data Protection Commissioner: ‘It’s going around in circles’ Picture: Fergal Phillips

The Data Protection Commission (DPC) has been “going around in circles” in its attempt to find a new head office, new correspondence has revealed.

The data privacy watchdog has been engaged in a protracted tête-à-tête with the Office of Public Works (OPW) – which has spearheaded the office hunt – since last year.

The DPC reached full capacity at its Dublin head office on Fitzwilliam Square in...

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