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Published 05.02.19

Public Consultation on the Processing of Children’s Personal Data and the Rights of Children as Data Subjects under the GDPR

Data Protection Commission

Since 19 December 2018, the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) is running a public consultation on issues relating to the processing of children’s personal data and the rights of children as data subjects under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The DPC invites all interested parties to make written submissions in response to the online consultation document below, which identifies the specific issues and questions on which views are sought. Arising from this consultation, the DPC will produce a series of guidance materials on the subject of children and data protection.

The final date for responses is Friday 1 March 2019.

The DPC intends to publish on its website the content of all submissions received in response to this consultation document and the identity of the party making the submission (unless that party is an individual and has expressly requested not to be so identified).

Written submissions can be made by email to childrensconsultation@dataprotection.ie . Alternatively, submissions can be posted to: Children’s Consultation, Data Protection Commission, 21 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2.

Download the consultation document (PDF)

Further information