The Data Protection Commission (DPC) has published its 2023 Annual Report, highlighting a record year with DPC fines accounting for 87% of all GDPR fines issued across the EU. A busy year for the DPC also saw a 20% increase in reported personal data breaches as Helen Dixon steps down after 10 years in

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Introduction

Identifiability; what can amount to personal data; and joint controllership are some of the issues addressed by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in its recent judgment in the IAB Europe case (C-604/22). This case concerned the use of personal data for online advertising purposes and the use

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2023 was a busy year for the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), with the issuance of a number of far-reaching judgments on the interpretation and application of the GDPR.

In December 2023, the CJEU delivered two important decisions which supplement a growing body of jurisprudence on the issuance of administrative fines and

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