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Name: Federal Act concerning protection regarding data collection.
Country: Germany
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1993-12-27
Entry into force:
ISN: DEU-1993-L-42206
Bibliography: Arbeitsrecht, Text No. 490, 1994-12-31, H.C. Nipperdey, C.H. Beck Verlag, Germany, Munich (INFORM)
Abstract/Citation: Data can only be collected and stored in particular circumstances pursuant to the right of self-determination regarding information. In the labour law sector the employer has the right to store only data which are related to employment, such as information on age, education, vocational training and employee evaluations. In the case of wrongful storage, the employer is liable for damages irrespective of fault.

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