Becoming GDPR Compliant – Step 2 of 12

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Step one in “12 Steps to GDPR Compliance” blog series covered candidate consent and information notices. Consent is vital not only to HireRight’s service but also on the route to compliance. Revisit the blog here to make sure you are up to speed with how to obtain consent, what consent needs to contain, and what it means in the context of employment.

Now it’s time to continue the journey towards GDPR compliance…

Step 2 – Follow the yellow brick road a.k.a. data mapping

Data mapping should be a key element in any organization’s compliance strategy, including any pre-employment screening policy. The prospective employer (or data controller) can face many questions from candidates about their personal data, how it is being used, and where it is being sent. Without proper data mapping, these questions can be hard to answer.

In Step 2, you will learn:

1. How to data map

2. How HireRight supports a data controller’s data mapping efforts

3. Benefits of data mapping

Click to read the full blog on our EMEA site

Did you miss a Step 1? Read it here:

Step 1 – Candidate consent and information notices

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Caroline Smith

Caroline is a UK qualified lawyer with over 17 years’ experience and currently serves as HireRight’s Deputy General Counsel for the EMEA and APAC regions. When not “lawyering” or writing blogs, Caroline can be found striking yoga poses in remote locations such as Mongolia and Bhutan.

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