Wednesday April 1, 2020

INM notification failed to mention personal data risk

Data watchdog to begin formal probe of company within weeks

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

8th April, 2018
Leslie Buckley

An initial notification by Independent News & Media last year about a potential exposure of information did not mention that personal data may have been at risk.

The Data Protection Commission was notified by INM last August of a potential breach, even though it was not mandatory for the company to do so.

The issue raised by INM was that it was the target of off-site and on-site processing of its data by third-party processors...

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