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DSARs for Employers

The receipt of a Data Subject Access Request (DSAR) from an employee or ex-employee can provide significant challenges for any business.

With only one month to meet your legal obligations to evaluate a potentially enormous quantity of emails and other digital records, it’s not uncommon for an organisation to feel somewhat overwhelmed.

How Loch Associates Group can help
Our dedicated DSAR specialists at Loch Associates Group have extensive experience dealing with data protection legislation, and can provide the necessary guidance and assistance to ensure you comply with a Data Subject Access Request.

In order to help minimise the time, stress and any disruption to your business, we can:

  • Review all the necessary documents, messages and records
  • Determine what personal data needs to be disclosed
  • Redact sensitive information that’s not pertinent to the DSAR request•
  • Take care of the entire process for you

With our expertise in data protection law, we can also minimise your costs and legalities. This ensures that the handling of your DSAR request is not just fully compliant, but also cost effective.

Protecting your business and your data:

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Should I handle a Data Subject Access Request in-house?

Current data protection law specifies that any individual can make a written request to access a copy of any and all personal data held about them by an organisation. This request is known as a Data Subject Access Request (DSAR). In the case of an employee making a DSAR to their employer, this can entail processing not only payroll and personnel information, but also potentially years of internal emails, documents, telephone records, CCTV records, electronic memos and other materials. A business in receipt of a Data Subject Access Request is required under the Data Protection Act 2018 to respond within a month- or it could face fines in the hundreds of thousands of pounds.
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Testimonials

I cannot recommend Joe Milner at the Tunbridge Wells office highly enough. He was extremely helpful and reassuring and settled my claim quickly and efficiently. What a delightful chap to do business with.

Loch Law Client

The expertise of Loch Law made me feel in very safe hands. Caroline was thorough in explaining the legal situation, giving clear advice and was committed to getting me a fair outcome

Senior Professional

We have been incredibly thankful for having your support over the last few years and our clients have been very impressed with the help they have received from Pam Loch and the rest of the team. We cannot praise you highly enough.

Loch Law Client

The speed of their service levels combined with high quality advice always exceeds our expectations and as a result we have been a satisfied client of the firm for over 7 years. I would not hesitate to recommend Loch Law to any business.

Operations Director, Professional Services

It goes without saying my contacting you at the outset & getting your great advice gave me confidence through this upsetting episode.

Loch Law Client

Pam and her team are always on hand to expertly advise us on any employment law issues we have. The speed of their service levels combined with high-quality advice always exceeds our expectations and as a result, we have been a satisfied client of the firm for over 7 years. I would not hesitate to recommend Loch Law to any business.

Operations Director, Professional Services

I cannot tell you how much I appreciate your help and please let whoever helps you get this out of the door know that I appreciate theirs too!

Loch Law Client

I cannot recommend Joe Milner at the Tunbridge Wells office highly enough. He was extremely helpful and reassuring, and settled my claim quickly and efficiently. What a delightful chap to do business with.

Loch Law Client

Thank you so much for your work; it is greatly appreciated. I can’t wait to get this situation resolved! Thank you again. We would be lost without you.

Loch Law Client

The expertise of Loch Law made me feel in very safe hands. Caroline was thorough at explaining the legal situation, giving clear advice and was committed to getting me a fair outcome.

Senior Professional

Thank you so much for your advice. I really appreciate the fact that you were able to understand the nature of our company and tailor your advice accordingly. I think that ability is key in defining a good lawyer. Lawyers who cannot deviate from 100% security are of little use.

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Responding to a DSAR

Responding to a DSAR will usually comprise:

  • Verifying the identity of the individual making the request and ensuring that the business does not share personal data with the wrong person
  • Confirming the existence of personal data that is held and processed by the organisation
  • Providing descriptions of this data, the reasons for its processing and whether it is to be shared with any other entities
    Producing copies of any and all information that comprises the personal data
  • Disclosing the source(s) of the personal data, where applicable and available

Data released in response to a DSAR cannot contain sensitive personal information about other individuals than the originator of the request, and so all records released must be processed to redact data that should not be shared. If the Data Subject Access Request is fulfilled incorrectly and the wrong records are released, the individual behind the request can use this against the organisation and file a complaint with the ICO.

Enquire now on 0203 667 5400

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