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Can my boss pretend to be me to access work computer and private messages? [closed]

I’m new here! This is related to UK ICO/Employment Law. I am office based. A complaint was made by a colleague in another department about their team mate (they suspected that our work msg service (...
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Swiss recruiter wants me to send him a copy of my ID - is this a thing?

I recently got approached by a recruiter in Switzerland, proposing to put me forward for a role he's recruiting for one of his clients. The recruitment agency looks genuine, and so does the final ...
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Can you ask the recruiter to delete your CV after being rejected?

Can you ask the recruiter to delete your CV from their database after being rejected without any feedback? This is under the GDPR, in EU. The reason - not keeping your information. The rejection ...
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I keep receiving recruiters emails on an outdated address that reveals sensitive personal information, how can I find out which company is selling it?

There is a recruiter database somewhere that has an outdated email for me. The problem is I'm trans, and my old email outs my trans status and my deadname (because of the first-name.last-name email ...
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Employer accessing and sharing HR contact mobile no. with employees

I'm looking for a way of handling an issue where my employer accessed HR data to share my mobile phone number with another employee. This was to use their own personal phone to contact me in what they ...
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Can an EU employer share that I've applied for a position with someone?

I have applied to a company in the EU. The person handling this process is in touch with someone (say, a campus ambassador) in my university (to advertise this opportunity in our university; there are ...
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Do GDPR/Data Protection regulations conflict with "No Privacy At Work"?

For countries in the UK or EU where there are data protection laws and regulations where the subject whose data is being collected has a legal right to be informed about what/why and and give consent ...
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Employee Test Result Failure Revealed

I recently (and embarrasingly) failed an email phishing test at work when I should have known better. At the time I was distracted and not paying attention properly and it caught me out, which proves ...
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How to ensure privacy of job change?

In my current employer recruitment looks like this: team members go to interview with candidate. Later team talks about who that was (name), where it works now, who maybe worked there previously, how ...
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Sending sensitive documents over email

I am applying for a financial company and had been selected but before they can send out a contract to me. They are asking for my Personal ID, passport, driving license and bank statement via the ...
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Limited company receiving GDPR data breach fine [closed]

Hypothetically speaking, if a European limited company's website is breached and a GDPR fine of 20m$ is fined towards the company. Can the company decide to declare bankruptcy and set-up-shop again ...
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GDPR keeping CVs on file for how long

I sent a lot of cvs speculatively to employers in May 2018. I received the usual formulaic drivel ' we dont have anything suitable at the current time..... We will keep your cv under reference for ...
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Salary employee (software developer) held personally liable for client's data loss or exposure (GDPR)

I'm working as full time software developer at relatively small IT company (around 15 employees) which itself is a part of larger group of small to mid sized companies. In preparation for EU's new ...
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My potential new manager is asking sensitive information from my references [closed]

I'm applying for a job in Marketing in England. My potential new manager asked my age on the phone interview. I let it go as he is not originally from here. But it got to a point where he is now ...
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How does GDPR affect what we can tell staff about another employee we have dismissed [closed]

We recently dismissed an employee with good reason. We told him that, as per the company policy, the fact he was dismissed was strictly confidential and that colleagues would not be told the reason ...
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Does right to Data Access request /GDPR supersede restrictions in Employment contract of previous employer? [closed]

Does right to Data Access request /GDPR supersede restrictions in Employment contract of previous employer ? Data - attendance & record of internal formal email communications between employee &...
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Personal e-mail obtained due to compromised work account (GDPR) [closed]

At my current place of work a phishing e-mail was sent from an employee's e-mail address (Let's call them Sally). An e-mail originating from Sally's account was sent to everyone's work e-mail within ...
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Do I have the right to be removed from the employees section of my current workplace website?

For the past few months I've been diligently working at a scientific research company doing a job which isn't a good fit for me at all. I've concluded that the best way forward is for me to chalk this ...
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GDPR compliance and using personal devices for work [closed]

As part of our work in a EU company, we are allowed to use our personal electronic devices (laptops, cell phones, etc.) As part of the GDPR compliance, our IT admin asked us to provide him with the ...
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Can an unsuccessful applicant request an employer/recruiter to provide records about him/her according to GDPR? [closed]

Under the GDPR right of access, [t]he controller shall provide a copy of the personal data undergoing processing. During and possibly after the interview process, an employer or recruitment agencies ...
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Is a client identifying my device (which caused high network traffic) possibly in violation of privacy regulations? [closed]

I live in Belgium and I'm working for a government institution as a contractor. About two months ago I've had to reinstall my (own - but professionally used) laptop that is connected to the ...
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How to handle my manager asking me to do something possibly unethical? [closed]

I was asked to implement a new feature in a piece of our software for users to be able to schedule themselves for deletion (we auto-remove expired users with an automated overnight process). If a user ...
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