Human Resources: One Piece of the Data Privacy Puzzle
February 22, 2017
McGuireWoods LLP Brussels
Rue des Colonies 56
Box 3 1000
Managing data protection and privacy in human resources, already a complex undertaking, is more complicated with the adoption of the General Data Protection Regulation. What processing is allowed? What must you do to be in compliance? How do you manage all the new responsibilities?
Insight was given on the impact of privacy regulations in HR topics. How can companies monitor the use of social media by their employees? What are the possibilities for digitally tracking their whereabouts? Can companies use cameras to exercise control over their work?
McGuireWoods, Partena Professional and Fitch Bennett Partners provided an informative discussion on these hot topics surrounding data privacy in the field of human resources.
Personal data processing for HR purposes under the GDPR:
General principles concerning personal data processing under the GDPR
Your new employee: the data protection officer
Liabilities and penalties
Language of the presentation: English
Presentation by Paul Van den Bulck, Partner, McGuireWoods
Impact of privacy regulations on HR topics:
Monitoring / restricting the use of internet and social media by employees
Rules regarding the use of cameras on the work floor
Limits to tracking the whereabouts of employees
Language of the presentation: Dutch / French
Presentation by Philippe Norman, Business Manager Legal Partners, Partena Professional