Written answers

Thursday, 1 April 2021

Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government

Data Protection

Photo of Catherine MurphyCatherine Murphy (Kildare North, Social Democrats)
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155. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of complaints his Department has received from members of the public under the heading of GDPR and data information requests since 2018 to date in 2021; the number of data information requests that have been refused and accepted, respectively; the number of GDPR requests refused; and the basis on which they were declined in tabular form. [17994/21]

Photo of Darragh O'BrienDarragh O'Brien (Dublin Fingal, Fianna Fail)
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My Department has received no complaints under the heading of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

In terms of data information requests, Article 15 of the GDPR provides for the right of access to personal data and certain information, by data subjects. Details of the requests received are supplied in the table below.

All requests were accepted but in some instances the request was not relevant to this Department or the data subject withdrew their request or did not proceed with the request when asked to provide identification.


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