Dealing with Subject Access Requests under GDPR - Checklist

Posted in : Templates and Checklists ROI on 5 October 2017
Linda Hynes
Leman Solicitors

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on 25 May 2018. One of the areas that will change under GDPR is that of data/subject access requests. This is the mechanism by which a data subject (such as an employee or customer) can request access to any personal data an organisation holds about them. As we know from current data protection legislation, subject access requests are common in situations where a dispute or grievance arises between an employer and an employee. The receipt of a subject access request is often a sign that litigation is about to happen.

Linda Hynes,

Already a subscriber?

Click here to login and access the full article.

Don't miss out, start your free trial today!

Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Irish Employment Law Hub? We help thousands of people like you understand how the latest changes in Irish employment law impact your business through a mix of case law analysis and in-depth articles. All delivered right to your inbox.

We help you to understand the ramifications of each important case from Ireland and Europe.

We help you ensure that your organisation's policies and procedures are fully compliant with Irish law.

You will receive regular updates on Irish employment law including case law reviews, legislative changes, topical updates as well as answers to your burning questions through our Q&A feature.

You will have 24/7 access to the Employment Law Hub so you can research case law and HR issues when you need to.

Already a subscriber, now or Start my free trial today

This article is correct at 05/10/2017

The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.

Linda Hynes
Leman Solicitors

The main content of this article was provided by Linda Hynes. Contact telephone number is +353 1 639 3000 or email

View all articles by Linda Hynes