Data Protection – How will the proposed regulations affect your business

Posted in : Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 31 May 2013
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Recent media reports have reinforced the importance of appropriately handling employee and business data. This article looks at current best practice in relation to data protection. Necessary steps that need to be taken to get your organisation ready for new and enhanced data protection compliance are also addressed.

The appropriate handling of personal data came to public attention in recent weeks when an employee obtained and processed credit card details of Revenue Commissioner Customers without their knowledge or consent.

Sony Computer Entertainment was fined £250,000 by Britain’s Information Commissioner in January 2013. The fine was the result of a 2011 incident

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