When Employee Consent is the Start of the Problem, Not the End – the GDPR Show Some Teeth

The PriceWaterhouseCoopers has been fined 150,000 EUR by the Greek Data Protection Authority for asking their employees’ consent to process their personal data. Employers in Europe are encouraged to check existing privacy policies to be sure there is not a reliance on consent as a legal basis where it shouldn’t be. In addition, compliance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is incredibly important in terms of transparency obligations. Privacy policies need to inform the employees on which grounds data is being processed.

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