Entries by Katrina

How to Make a Subject Access Request

You have the right to request a copy of personal information that you believe an organisation is holding about you. This is known as a subject access request (SAR). When you’re making a request, it is important to make sure the scope of your SAR is well considered so that you receive the data that […]

Employment Law & Covid – 19

Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS) TWSS – From March 26th 2020 Employee paid via Payroll System as ‘GovCov19 Wage Sub’. Employer’s duty to Register for Scheme. The sequence of events as a result of Emergency Legislation – PHASE 1; March 15th – March 25th – Employer COVID-19 Refund Scheme with Employer refund of €203 pw […]

Ireland Golden Visa Scheme

Do you have an interest in Ireland, maybe your ancestors came from the Isle, and now you’d like to give something back by making a significant investment into the country? Or, maybe you have an innovative business idea, and Ireland, with its educated workforce, good standard of living and its access to the EU would […]


Using a VPN to Secure GDPR Protection Outside the EU

There are ways to take advantage of the protections offered by GDPR while outside of the EU. Here, we show you how. The General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR as it is more commonly known, came into force on 28th May 2018 with the intention of protecting the data of individuals within the European Union […]

Covid-19 Checklist for businesses

Covid – 19 Action Plan For Businesses My name is Daireann Gibson from Gibson & Associates Solicitors We’ve been dealing with a lot of enquiries from clients and people in the business community, over the course of the last two days in particular. So, we’ve pulled together a helpful checklist of items that business owners […]

Survey Report: Public Opinion and Knowledge on GDPR

As experts in data protection law, we are eager to ensure that individuals do everything they can to protect their personal information. A data breach can cause significant financial and emotional damage and distress to anyone whose personal information is illegally accessed, especially if it has been mishandled by an organisation you trusted. Almost two […]

Gibson & Associates Solicitors feature in The Sunday Times

Read more: The Sunday Times In June 2018, concert ticketing group Ticketmaster suffered a security data breach, potentially affecting anyone that bought a ticket on the site between February and June 2018. The breach occurred after the new data protection laws (GDPR) came into force, which means this could be a damaging event for the […]

Vistaprint data breach leaves Irish, UK & USA customers vulnerable.

Online printing giant Vistaprint left a customer database exposed, resulting in the access of information belonging to some of its USA, UK and Irish customers. It is estimated that up to 51,000 customer interaction information was held on the database. The information was mostly recordings calls to customer service or chats with an online support […]