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Screening and privacy: tips for GDPR-compliant employment screening

What does screening have to do with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? Everything. In this white paper, we elaborate on the basic rules for processing personal data during a screening and we give three tips that can help you become “GDPR-proof”.

Comply with GDPR regulations

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was implemented on May 25th 2018. The fact that companies and governments have been forced to be more accountable for what they do with personal data is a very good thing, but it does involve complex work and expertise.

White paper about the importance of privacy when screening

Privacy and screening are inseparably linked. In our white paper we provide insights into the following matters:

  • The basic rules for employment screening: In order to protect candidates, there are legal frameworks within which you may screen.
  • Tips to screen GDPR-compliant: It is important to comply with (privacy) laws and regulations. We give you three tips that you as an organisation can pay attention to.
  • The screening process has been successfully completed, now what?: When a candidate is hired based upon the results of the screening report, their personal data will be processed again. Now your organisation must make a decision about this retention period.
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