Data Protection Access RequestsPosted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 22 July 2014
Today from RDJ considers the question:
A former employee has lodged a request for a full copy of their personal data under the Data Protection Acts 1988-2003. What does this oblige me to provide? I’m a bit worried about some documents on the file. How do I handle it?
Jennifer O'Sullivan writes:
Data Access Requests
All living individuals, including current and former employees, have a right of access to their personal data under section 4 of the Data Protection Acts 1988-2003 (the “Data Protection Acts”). It is important to be aware that the right of access goes far beyond an employee’s personnel file and covers all information from which the requesting individual might be identified
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