Privacy

The recording of conversations and videos at the workplace: disciplinary behaviour or legitimate exercise of the right of defense?

The recording of conversations and videos at the workplace: disciplinary behaviour or legitimate exercise of the right of defense? By Antonio Cazzella With two judgments of May 2018, the Supreme Court once again ruled on a particular case, which was an opportunity to summarize some principles regarding privacy: in particular, the Court of Cassation had […]

Privacy: how to choose the data protection manager. The directions from the Privacy Authority

Privacy: how to choose the data protection manager. The directions from the Privacy Authority Edited by Damiana Lesce and Valeria De Lucia The Guarantor of Privacy  has provided some guidance regarding appointment of the Data Protection Officer (DPO). The DPO is a new important figure introduced by EU Regulation 2016/679, which all public bodies and […]

Privacy and the working relationship. The European Supervisory Authority Guidelines

Privacy and the working relationship. The European Supervisory Authority Guidelines By Damiana Lesce, Valeria De Lucia and Paola Lonigro Under article n. 267 of June 15, 2017, of the Italian Personal Data Protection Authority rejected  the request of an employer, aimed at processing the  personal data  of employees in compliance with the terms of  a […]

The processing of employee data is only permitted if “indispensable”

The processing of employee data is only permitted if “indispensable” Abstract by Damiana Lesce Under article n. 267 of June 15, 2017, of the Italian Personal Data Protection Authority rejected  the  request of an employer, aimed at processing the  personal data  of employees in compliance with the terms of  a commercial contract, whereby the employer […]

Right of Access (former privacy code) and disciplinary procedure: Which information the employer must provide to the worker

Right of Access (former privacy code) and disciplinary procedure: Which information the employer must provide to the worker By Damiana Lesce and Valeria De Lucia Privacy legislation coincides with the rules governing employment relationship in many occasions, such as disciplinary reprimand. Therefore, it is evident that the employer’s exercise of disciplinary power must be exercised […]