Tuesday March 31, 2020

Public services card report also flags issues with GDPR

Data Protection Commissioner says she would consider reopening PSC probe if complaints mount

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent

@aarrogan
25th August, 2019

The damning report into the public services card (PSC) includes an extra layer of warnings that highlight the changes Regina Doherty’s department must make to comply with EU law.

The assessment by the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) includes non-binding findings about the Department of Social Protection’s obligation under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The investigation into the PSC is under older national legislation, but the GDPR gives Helen Dixon’s office...

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