March 24 update: Our latest expanded edition covers 39 jurisdictions, answering five common data privacy and security questions employers may have in light of COVID-19.
As COVID-19 continues to quickly spread across the globe and has officially been declared a pandemic, many companies are facing difficult business and legal challenges and are required to make some urgent decisions in order to keep their workforce safe and ensure business continuity. Data plays a crucial role in containing the spread of the virus but not every data processing can be justified on that basis. A balance must be found between protecting public health and personal privacy.
Baker McKenzie is pleased to provide you with a guide designed to help employers assess whether or not certain data processing they may consider in light of COVID-19 is compliant with data privacy regulation.