The Irish Data Protection Commission seeks submissions on draft fundamentals for a child-oriented approach to data processing

On the 18 December, 2020 the Irish Data Protection Commission published its draft fundamentals for a child-oriented approach to data processing for the purpose of consulting with all stakeholders and interested parties. All of whom are invited to respond to the draft fundamentals by making submissions and/or providing their observations by the 31 March 2021.

These draft fundamentals have come about as a result of two-streamed public consultation that the Data Protection Commission (DPC) ran during the first half of 2019, one addressed to children and young people and the other addressed to all other stakeholders including parents, educators and children’s rights organisations, as well as organisations which process children’s data.

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