Can we introduce a GPS tracking system for employees who use company vehicles?

Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 1 March 2019
Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors
Issues covered:

"Can a company introduce a vehicle management system, i.e. a GPS tracking, of its employees who have personal use of their company vehicles without having an agreed policy in place? How long can information gathered by GPS trackers be stored for?"

Seamus: Okay. So, we have two aspects to the question, one about the introduction of a vehicle management system and the second is more looking at the information that's gathered and looking at maybe the data protection under GDPR implications of that.

So, just looking at the first aspect here, can you introduce a vehicle management system, lots of my clients that work in logistics or work in some sort of aspect where they're doing deliveries or

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Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

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