Should all HR processes be documented for GDPR purposes?

Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 3 May 2019
Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors
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Scott: All HR processes that involve personal information or information that might identify an individual should be documented and certainly risk assessed.

Seamus: Yes. Absolutely. It's part of your audit that you're carrying out, and you shouldn't just do an audit last year whenever the regulations came in. You should be constantly setting a timeframe. I'm not saying you do it constantly, but you should set a timeframe to look at your audit and go back through the documentation that you're retaining, how you're retaining it, the purposes that you're retaining it for.

And as part of that process, then absolutely, you should be carrying out your audit and making sure that you're not retaining anything that you don't need to retain, or that you are making sure that you're making the correct accordance that you need to do.


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Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

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