Recurring Themes in Employee-related Data Protection Matters

Posted in : Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 16 November 2018
Eimear Boyle
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In the fifth of the series by Crowley Solicitors on data processing in the workplace, Eimear Boyle examines and clarifies a number of specific recurring themes in employee-related data protection matters.  

What are the enforcement options open to the Data Protection Commission (“DPC”) for a breach of the GDPR and the Irish Data Protection Acts 1988 to 2018?

Article 58 of the GDPR categorises the powers that the DPC has at their disposal into two types:

  1. Investigative powers; and
  2. Corrective powers. 

Investigative powers include the extensive authority held by the DPC to conduct data protection audits, to access premises and command information from controllers and processors

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