We will be holding a free seminar on 21st February 2019 on the GDPR and issues it raises for employers.
Can an employer be vicariously liable for a breach of data protection duties owed by the employer to its employees where an individual employee is responsible for the breach? Yes, according to a recent decision of the Court of Appeal.
Since the introduction of the GDPR in May 2018, issues surrounding personal data and data breaches increasingly feature in the news. These high profile issues tend to relate to breaches involving contact details, passwords and financial information. What is often not realised is that images of a person captured on CCTV amount to personal data. Given the prevalence of CCTV, this is a potentially significant issue in the context of data protection.