Personal Data Protection Risks of Employee Diversity and Inclusion Programmes
Over the last few years, diversity and inclusion have become more than policies, programmes, or headcounts. More and more companies in Bulgaria aim to achieve a certain percentage of employees who belong to a religion or ethnic group, as well as the inclusion of such persons at different work process levels, including by respecting their customs and traditions.
However, such initiatives often face legal challenges, specifically in view of compliance with the applicable personal data protection laws. Partner Nikolay Zisov and senior associate Deyan Terziev provide an overview of how the implementation of a diversity and inclusion program relates to provisions within data protection law, such as the data minimisation principles and purpose limitation.
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