Employee data protection

In HR management and controlling it is important to ensure the responsible and professional handling and IT-based analysis of personal data. This particularly applies when analysis and decision processes are automated or digital, for example, if algorithms or artificial intelligence are used.

We combine the expertise of our HR.Law and Data.Law focus groups to advice clients in the following areas:

  • HR process audits to assess data protection risks
  • Implementation of digitalisation/work 4.0
  • Use of software in HR controlling/HR management
  • Works agreements on the use of HR software
  • Arbitration proceedings on IT issues and technical works agreements
  • Data privacy issues in connection with internal investigations, HR compliance and whistle-blowing
  • Data privacy solutions relating to the use of IT in the employment context
  • Employee requests for information pursuant to Art. 15 GDPR
  • Actions for damages brought by employees for data privacy breaches
  • Data protection information for employees/applicants
  • Erasure concepts for employee data
  • HR compliance management systems (CMS), e.g. when external personnel are deployed