A law firm which offers more

Call us: 0113 246 0622

GDPR FAQs - How long should my organisation retain personal data about our employees?

Comments

This is the fourth instalment of our GDPR for HR FAQs series of mini blogs. In this blog, we consider your GDPR data retention policy and the following question: How long should my organisation retain personal data about our employees?

Our Frequently Given Response:

GDPR doesn’t specify timescales for which personal data should be retained but it requires organisations to retain personal data for no longer than is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected.

Some key considerations for a GDPR data retention policy from an HR perspective are:

If you are currently determining retention periods for your organisation for your GDPR data retention policy and would like more advice, please contact Matthew Hattersley.

 

Disclaimer: Anything posted on this blog is for general information only and is not intended to provide legal advice on any general or specific matter. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information. Please contact the author of the blog if you would like to discuss the issues raised.