European Data Protection Digest

DPA To Probe HR Mobile Disclosure Requirement

EMPLOYEE PRIVACY—MALTA

October 3, 2013

The Times of Malta reports that the nation’s data protection authority has said a new requirement by Enemalta’s HR department may be in breach of data protection law. The organisation sent out a circular asking employees for their “personal” mobile phone numbers and e-mail addresses. Commissioner Joseph Ebejer said the requirement may be in violation of existing law.
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