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In accordance with Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC, Member States will enable citizens to have electronic access to those personal data that are held on them when available electronically and will inform them electronically whenever such data are being processed by automatic means, in a simple and unambiguous manner.

Indicator Status Evidence
Under the existing Directive (95/46/EC), does your legislation give your citizens right to have electronic access to their personal data that are held by the third parties in the electronic form? No While citizens have a number of rights under Data Protection law including access to personal details held by an organisation, citizens do not have a right per se to electronic access to this information. Please see http://www.dataprotection.ie/ViewDoc.asp?fn=/documents/rights/RightsPlainEnglish.htm&CatID=16&m=r and http://www.dataprotection.ie/docs/LAW-ON-DATA-PROTECTION/795.htm
Under the existing Directive (95/46/EC), does your legislation give your citizens right to be informed electronically whenever their personal data are processed by automatic means? No For general information and guidance see http://www.dataprotection.ie/