Since the advent of digitalisation, the importance of data protection law has increased steadily, not least due to the introduction of the GDPR. This is a consequence of the increasingly effortless handling of data processing, data acquisition, data storage, data transfer and data analysis. Technical progress, such as Internet, email, mobile communication, and electronic payments, is creating undreamt-of possibilities for recording data. At the same time, there is a growing interest in using personal information, but also in according personal data special protection.
In the area of employee data protection, the regulations on data processing have become considerably stricter as well. In this area, chiefly companies face a major liability risk if they fail to fully implement the provisions of data protection law.
We provide advice to website operators, assist in the preparation of appropriate data protection/privacy statements and support employers and companies with regard to employee and customer data protection.
Our service overview for skim readers:
- Advice on the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) / GDPR
- Claiming rights under the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) / GDPR (particularly information rights)
- Advice on employee data protection, handling of employee and applicant data