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# Breaches

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# Breaches
Nearly 12,000 fines issued by gardaí relating to Covid-19 breaches
This includes more than 9,000 €100 fines for non-essential travel.
# C4 Dispatches
'A very serious breach of trust': Images of child abuse stayed on Facebook, undercover report claims
Facebook said it was grateful to the journalists for bringing “mistakes” in its training processes to its attention.
Argos and Virgin Media head the list of firms prosecuted for unsolicited marketing
The Data Protection Commissioner has released details of its 2017 investigations.
# working 9 to 5
Failure to pay holiday pay and the minimum wage: 83 businesses brought to court this year over employment breaches
The majority of the prosecutions above relate to businesses in the food and drink sector.
# Data Protection
Private investigator gave information from Social Protection Department to insurance companies
Over 1,400 data protection complaints were made in 2016, up from 932 in 2015.
# Data Protection
Poll: Do you trust the HSE with your private data?
It has emerged that 113 serious breaches of data protection occurred within our health service since March 2015.
# Data Protection
X-ray report left in Penneys, patient's mental health data faxed to a bank - 113 HSE data breach calamities revealed
The HSE says that it takes its responsibility under data protection legislation “very seriously”.
# slap on the wrist
Axa Insurance fined €675,000 by Central Bank for four-year breach of consumer code
The firm failed to insure that properly accredited people were supervising those handling insurance claims during that time.
# Data Protection
77 per cent of company data breaches are caused by employees
The survey found that almost a quarter of Irish companies have experienced multiple data breaches over the past twelve months.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
Everybody’s talking about Priory Hall, breaches in patient data and Gerry Adams.
# Creches
Creche reports 'out of date' says Early Childhood Ireland
The childcare representative group says that there needs to be clear distinctions between minor and major non-compliance.
# A Breach of Trust
HSE director 'sorry' for not putting creche reports online
“I apologise for that…It was in a queue of things to happen. It was resource-restricted. It will happen now.”
# Copyright
Google releases data on copyright infringement reports
Data from the internet search company shows that Microsoft was the copyright owner with the most requests for link removals.
# Reprimanded
Regulator fines Aviva €490,000
The insurance firm had breached the Consumer Protection Code on a number of occasions between 2007 and 2011.