Privacy Advisor

Unlawful implementation of a location-based system sanctioned by court

12.01.2010
In France, employers who want to monitor employees’ use of company cars using location-based systems must comply with labor and data protection laws. An employer who intended to dismiss an employee for serious misconduct because his vehicle’s location-based system revealed that he used the company car for personal purposes and violated the highway code, has learned this the hard way.

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