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A Regional Guide to Employee Data Privacy

This Guide was originally published by Mayer Brown as part of A Global Guide to Employee Data Privacy, available here.

Data privacy is a priority for all employers but especially those with operations in more than one country. A Regional Guide to Employee Data Privacy is designed to help employers navigate the specific, and increasing, challenges of handling employee data in different jurisdictions.

Covering 18 key countries, the guide contains:

Key Questions & Answers – covering applicant and employee personal data, privacy statements and policies, retention periods for employee data, transfers of employee data overseas and to third parties, sanctions for breach and potential pitfalls for employers; and

'In Brief' and 'In Detail' Guidance –both quick reference and more detailed content across all jurisdictions.

To access a PDF copy of A Regional Guide to Data Privacy, click the 'Download PDF' button to the right.

A Regional Guide to Data Privacy, part of the Global Guide to Data Privacy, is published by Mayer Brown JSM. It provides information and comments on legal issues and developments of interest to our clients and friends. It is not a comprehensive treatment of the subject matter covered and is not intended to provide legal advice. Readers should seek legal advice before taking any action with respect to the matters discussed in the Guide.


John Tuck

Head of Employment and Labour


Employment and Labour Technology

The content of this publication is for reference purposes only. It is current at the date of publication. This content does not constitute legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. Legal advice about your specific circumstances should always be obtained before taking any action based on this publication.

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