Impact of “Covid – 19” on the Protection of Personal Data in your Company
Given the health situation unleashed by COVID-19, it is common for companies to request any information related to a person’s state of health (employees, visitors, suppliers, clients, among others), which is considered as sensitive data or personal data, that is to say, those that affect the most intimate sphere of its holder, whose improper use may give rise to discrimination, which is why it is substantial for companies to have a Privacy Notice.
Personal data are specially protected by law, since, prior to its use, the company or employer must obtain the express and written consent of the employee/visitor/supplier/customer. However, there is an exception to its use, which is updated when such data are required to prevent a health contingency such as COVID-19.
Remember that fines are doubled for neglecting personal data or sensitive data!
To avoid any risk or controversy, it is necessary to obtain the appropriate legal consultancy to comply with a complete Privacy Notice, for this reason, in Bandala | Díaz | García we are at your disposal in order to provide you with our corporate legal services, which will improve the quality of your services and help you to strengthen the trust between your customers, suppliers, workers and other holders who are required to provide their personal data.
We appreciate your interest in our content, we invite you to implement the necessary measures to prevent the contagion of COVID-19.