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The French Data Protection Authority, Commission Nationale Informatique et Liberte (CNIL), released a tool to support data controllers to be compliant with the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The tool is aimed at automating the obligatory assessments of risk posed by data protection activities to the rights and freedoms of data subjects according to Article 35 GDPR.
Background The European Commission, in April 2016, launched a public consultation in order to gather opinions of different stakeholders in regard to the future of Directive 2002/58/EC (ePrivacy Directive). The ePrivacy Directive concerns the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector.
The monitoring of employees at work, or more generally the processing of data in the employment context, is a topic that has been debated for as long as the Data Protection Directive (Dir 95/46/EC – DPD) has been around. Nonetheless, due to the emergence of new technologies and changing work polices, the topic is red hot today.