Guidance on Cookies and Tracking Technology: Presented by the Data Protection Commission

This webinar session will be focused on the recent guidance issued by the Data Protection Commission on the use of cookies and other tracking technologies that was published in April 2020.

The session will focus on the requirements set out in the applicable legislation and in the Guidance Note. The guidance requires Organisations to examine their practices with regard to the use of cookies and other tracking technologies and to take an required steps to ensure compliance by early October 2020.

The report and guidance may be accessed here.

The session will be presented by Tony Delaney Deputy Commissioner, Head of Enforcement Activity at the DPC and Elaine Edwards, Special Investigations Unit at the DPC.

 

Title: Guidance on Cookies and Tracking Technology: Presented by the Data Protection Commission
Date: Thursday, 30th July, 2020
Speakers: Tony Delaney Deputy Commissioner, Head of Enforcement Activity at the DPC
Elaine Edwards, Special Investigations Unit at the DPC
Time: 10:00 – 11:00 Webinar

 

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Speakers:

Tony Delaney Deputy Commissioner, Head of Enforcement Activity at the DPC
Tony Delaney was appointed Deputy Commissioner, Head of Enforcement Activity, in July 2019. He previously served as Assistant Commissioner at the DPC for over thirteen years during which time he led many of the Office’s high profile investigations including investigations into the text marketing sector, the hospitals sector and the private investigator sector. In 2015 he set up and headed the office’s Special Investigations Unit. He also led the Office’s prosecution function in his role as Assistant Commissioner, testifying on a regular basis in District Courts across the State and achieving numerous high-profile successful outcomes in the prosecution of a range of entities from sectors spanning insurance, telecommunications, marketing and private investigators, among others.
In his current role he has responsibility for the following Units at the DPC:

  • Cross-Border Breach Inquiries
  • National Breach Inquiries
  • Cross-Border Complaint Handling
  • Cross-Border Inquiries
  • Electronic Marketing Complaint Investigations
  • Special Investigations
  • Prosecutions

 

Elaine Edwards, Special Investigations Unit at the DPC
Elaine Edwards is an investigator in the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) of the DPC and she led the cookies sweep which took place between August and December 2019. In addition to this Elaine manages the eMarketing Complaints Unit within SIU.

When
7/30/2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
GMT Standard Time

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