Kristy Gouldsmith CIPP/E LLM LLB PGCE

Kristy Gouldsmith is an experienced data protection consultant, an employment law specialist and an accomplished speaker. She is a former barrister and law lecturer, with two law degrees (LLB and LLM), and she is Certified Information Privacy Professional for Europe (CIPP/E). Kristy is the Managing Director of Sapphire Consulting Group and works as the data protection officer (DPO) or many organisations, from large multi-national groups to UK businesses and charities.

Sapphire Consulting Group are compliance specialists who provide services in data protection and anti-money laundering to businesses and organisations, from the initial audit or risk assessment through to the required policies and training. We work with organisations and businesses of all sizes, from large multi-nationals to schools and charities. Sapphire provides out-sourced DPO services for organisations in the UK and abroad.

GDPR and employees – the impact from hiring to firing

The GDPR has an impact on the whole employment process, from recruitment through to termination. Did you know that you have to seek consent from a candidate to view their Facebook page but that you don’t have to seek consent to process their bank details or to do staff appraisals? This seminar will give you an understanding of the impact of the GDPR on employment data processing using real-life examples.


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