The use of data and rights of access to personal data are governed by the General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR. This is an EU Regulation, and has been in force in Ireland since 2018. GDPR governs how your data is collected, how it is used, and how you can access your data.
One of the most important assets to any company is not only its tangible intellectual property or technical knowledge but its distinctive character. Successful companies can spawn copycat or counterfeit products. Companies can protect technical knowledge by filing patents. Companies can protect logos by filing Trademarks.