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Covid-19 & GDPR: Managing Employee Data Conference

Time: 14:00 - 17:30 (if you can't attend live, register to watch the recording)

Cost per attendee: £195 + VAT 

Please note: Event summary and agenda will be updated soon. If you have a topic to suggest or might like to speak at, endorse, or sponsor the event, please see how to get involved here.

 

Which functions will benefit from attending

  • HR, Pay roll, HR Operations and Admin, Security and Compliance, HR Information Services Management

Schedule

Welcome and introduction

Conducting an effective Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) to reduce risks

  • Categorising, storing, and documenting: working within the law
  • Carrying out a DPIA: scope and depth
  • Managing a rise in SARS with reduced staff
  • On-site surveillance: temperature tests and thermal cameras: the legal implications
  • Staff communications: what must you inform them about?
  • What about data when staff have arranged their own tests?
  • Ensuring transparency
  • Mitigating risk: key questions to ask

Returning to work

  • Staff information rights
  • Testing returning staff: clarifying grey areas
  • Mandatory testing scenarios
  • Sharing info with other employees
  • Monitoring staff with symptoms
  • Whistleblowing and other risks
  • Outsourcing the testing process: working lawfully
  • Changes to policy and communication: a blueprint

Testing

  • Holding test data: the new ICO guidance
  • GDPR and DPA Act 2017: defining “lawfully, respectfully, and transparently” and “legitimate interest”
  • Understanding testing options
  • Keeping the information current
  • Who should you test?: avoiding discrimination claims
  • What data are you allowed to collect?
  • “Special category data”: a simple definition
  • Safety added value or invasion of privacy?: should you test employees?

Tea break

Collecting data from contact tracing

  • Collecting personal customer data:
    • What are you allowed to ask?
    • How long can you keep it?
    • Consent issues and challenges
  • Communication policy and content
  • Ensuring collection methods are lawful
  • Ensuring the data is accurate
  • Sharing and transparency issues
  • Duty of confidence: when and how can it be overridden
  • Using a contact tracing scheme: the mechanics
  • Collecting data from young or vulnerable customers
  • Using the data for other purposes

Working from home challenges

  • Employee devices: the risks and solutions
  • Breaches of confidentiality
  • A security checklist for employers
  • Physically securing data in transit
  • Business continuity concerns
  • Key messages for training: raising employee security awareness
  • Use of internet and social media platforms
  • Revisiting and updating guidelines and policy on processing, storing and sending information
  • Video conferences: working safely and securely

Managing a data breach in remote working situations

  • Key technical and organisational measures you must show
  • What to report and to whom?
  • Hacking and power outages
  • Risk assessment considerations
  • Notifying data subjects

End

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