Employees’ Privacy and Data Protection Rights

Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 18 April 2016
Catherine-Ellen O'Keeffe
Ronan Daly Jermyn
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As part of our recruitment drive, we are reviewing company brochures and our online presence and would like to take photographs and audio and visual recordings to show just how great it is to work in our company.  We want to ensure the company complies with its obligations towards its employees’ privacy and data protection rights and best practice.  How do we handle it?

Catherine-Ellen O’Keeffe, Senior Associate from Ronan Daly Jermyn considers this question:

Any photograph, video or audio recording of a person is likely to constitute the employee’s “personal data” and is therefore, subject to the provisions of the Data Protection Acts 1998 and 2003.  In this respect, there

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Catherine-Ellen O'Keeffe
Ronan Daly Jermyn

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