In López Ribalda and others v Spain, the European Court of Human Rights held that Spanish shop workers' right to privacy was violated when a supermarket installed hidden cameras without their knowledge to monitor employee thefts.
Practical guidance on identifying the legal bases for processing employee data under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), including recognising the most relevant grounds for employers: performance of the employment contract, compliance with a legal obligation and the employer's legitimate interests.
Updated to include details of two European Court of Human Rights decisions on the use of CCTV in the workplace.
In Antovic and another v Montenegro, the European Court of Human Rights held that overt camera surveillance in a university's lecture halls violated professors' right to privacy under the European Convention on Human Rights.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to data protection.