European Data Protection Digest

Firm’s Policy Helps Companies Comply with Vehicle Tracking Laws

EMPLOYEE PRIVACY—UK

April 11, 2013

Aaron & Partners LLP recently announced a new policy aimed at educating employers about the legal implications of tracking company vehicles and the necessity of informing employees of such policies. “Without a proper vehicle tracking policy in place, arguably employers could be in breach of data protection and privacy laws if they seek to use any data or information gathered from the tracking system,” says Catherine Kerr, one of the policy’s developers. The Information Commissioner’s Office recently reported a rise in complaints from employees about employers tracking their movements.
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