German data protection authorities establish new rules for whistleblowing hotlines

In light of the GDPR, the German data protection authorities (German DPAs) have issued new guidance regarding the implementation of whistleblowing hotlines. The new position of the German DPAs is so fundamentally different from their pre-GDPR position that German companies should review, and likely implement changes to, any existing whistleblowing hotlines offered to their employees.

Source: GDPR – German data protection authorities establish new rules for whistleblowing hotlines: Call for action

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