KNOWLEDGE BASE Data Protection Authority

The information on this page was current at the time it was published. Regulations, trends, statistics, and other information are constantly changing. While we strive to update our Knowledge Base, we strongly suggest you use these pages as a general guide and be sure to verify any regulations, statistics, guidelines, or other information that are important to your efforts.


Data Protection Commissioner


Ms. Helen Dixon

Mr. John O'Dwyer or Mr. Dale Sunderland
Deputy Commissioners

Canal House, Station Road
Co. Laois

Phone: 353 57 868 4800 
Lo-Call: 1890-252231
Fax: 353 57 868 4757 

Law Information:

Data Protection Acts 1998 and 2003

Summary of law


How to Provide DPO Contact Information to Your DPA

Preferred method or procedure for DPO communication

DPA has published an online form, which must be emailed to 

Local Guidance

Guidance (in English).


KNOWLEDGE BASE Data Protection Authority