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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 ...