Laws

Laws that may require us to process your information

As described in our Privacy Policy, we process information when we comply with a legal obligation including, for example, to access, preserve or disclose certain information if there is a valid legal request from a regulator, law enforcement or others. See below the current list of laws which are enforceable in Ireland that give rise to a legal obligation for Quantcast which results in the processing of information. New laws may be enacted, or other obligations may become binding on our processing of your information which may require us to process your information, and we will update this list from time to time. 

Civil and Commercial Laws:

Court orders requiring the processing of information can be issued under:

  • Regulation (EU) No 1215/2012 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters.
  • Council Regulation (EC) No 1206/2001 of 28 May 2001 on cooperation between the courts of the Member States in the taking of evidence in civil or commercial matters.

Criminal Laws:

Search warrants and production orders requiring the processing of information can be issued under:

  • Section 10 of the Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1997 as amended by 6(1)(a) of the Criminal Justice Act 2006
  • Section 7 of the Child Trafficking and Pornography Act 1998
  • Section 14 of the Criminal Assets Bureau Act 1996
  • Section 63 Criminal Justice Act 1994, as amended
  • Section 15 of the Criminal Justice Act 2011
  • Section 7 Criminal Justice (Offences Relating to Information Systems) Act 2017
  • Section 48(2) and Section 52 of the Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) Act 2001
  • Section 74 and Section 75 of the Criminal Law (Mutual Assistance) Act 2008
  • Section 96 of the Garda Síochána Act 2005
  • Section 51(6)(b) of the International Criminal Court Act 2006
  • Section 26 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1977, as amended
  • Section 29 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939 
  • Section 16 of the Official Secrets Act 1963 
  • Section 25 of the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act 2001

Consumer Laws: 

Regulatory requests requiring the processing of information can be issued under:

  • Section 11, Section 18 and Section 36 of the Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2014. 

Corporate and Taxation Laws:

Regulatory requests requiring the processing of information can be issued under:

  • Section 787 of the Companies Act 2014.

Regulatory:

Regulatory requests requiring the processing of information can be issued under:

  • Chapters IV and VI of General Data Protection Regulation, Part 6 of the Data Protection Act 2018.