General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Our GDPR Statement

The National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre (NPEC) processes data as part of its national clinical audits. It is a "data controller" and is committed to complying with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Irish Data Protection Bill (DPB) 2018.

The NPEC has an internal team with responsibility to assess the requirements of the GDPR and DPB and to plan a programme of work to achieve compliance. We are working with our partner organisations to ensure this work programme is delivered and we will subsequently revise our policies and procedures as appropriate in order to ensure continuing GDPR and DPB compliance.

Our work programme programme comprises:

  • Policy Development: we are reviweing and developing our range of policies to ensure they meet GDPR and DPB standards.
  • Data Inventory: we have undertaken an inventory of the data we process and control in order to ensure transparency regarding how personal data is used. 


If you would like to make a Freedom of Information Request, please contact:

CatrĂ­ona O'Sullivan, 

Information Compliance Officer, 

University College Cork, 

Western Road, Cork 

Phone: (021) 490 3949.



National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre

Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 5th Floor, Cork University Maternity Hospital, Wilton, Cork