Data Protection Commissioner Releases 2013 Report

Complaints down, but major revelations around state intelligence agencies focus attention on privacy rights   The Data Protection Commissioner’s (DPC) Report for 2013 shows that while complaints were down overall compared to the previous year, 910 versus 1,349, there was a marked concentration of complaints around requests for access. More than half (57%) of complaints investigated in 2013 related to difficulties gaining access to personal data held by organisations, with 517 complaints in this category. A breakdown of the complaints show that electronic direct marketing accounted for less than a quarter (22.4%), while most other complaints were in the low

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A Guide to Being SEO Savvy

Demistifying Search Engine Optimisation   What is SEO? SEO stands for Search Engine Optimisation – an effective way to drive traffic to your website organically and enhancing the chances of your website being ranked in the top results of a Search Engine by adding key words, tags, titles and descriptors to content shared on your website. Search Engines such as Google, Bing and Yahoo work using algorithms (which constantly change may I add) so it is important to keep up to date with these.     Why SEO? SEO is very important when you own a website because people rely

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Salerno Student Presents Course for Teens to Minister for Education

Young Minds Online Goes to Leinster House 6th Year Salerno Secondary School student Sophie Burke has presented a course for teenagers to Minister for Education Minister Ruairí Quinn. The Leaving Certificate student took a day out of her studies to meet Minister Quinn in his office in Leinster House to share details of Young Minds Online. The Minister was impressed with Sophie’s presentation and congratulated her on her work to protect young people’s online reputation. He also wished her well in her forthcoming Leaving Certificate. 18-year old Sophie along with her mum Joanne Sweeney-Burke founder and CEO of Media Box

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Are You an Online Marketing Leader? Take Our Test

You Know You’re an Online Marketing Leader When…. In this blog post we help you to assess your online marketing habits, attitudes and skills. Online Marketing is a very broad discipline. So it’s not the case that you have to have all the skills, it’s more about recognising what your brand requires to cement its online presence and this may involve getting outside expertise. So even recognising this fact and getting that support lends itself to you being an Online Marketing Leader. So review our top 20 statements and count how many you say yes to. We have created an

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