| Commentary

(1) Generally

| Commentary

H.     Data protection and recruitment

(1)     Generally

Data protection is a large and discrete area of law which, in itself, lies outside the scope of this work – although the legal framework and certain issues relevant to the employment relationship are considered generally at para [194.29] ff. However, it has had an indirect effect on employment practices because when the modern law was introduced in the Data Protection Act 1998 the Information Commissioner took the view that it applied to the employment context. In the light of that, the Information Commissioner's Office

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