Data Retention in Labour Law


  • Lela Janashvili Tbilisi State University


The age of information has a massive impact on society. New possibilities including search engines, sensor networks, security agencies, marketers and highly accessible databases require multiple and careful legal frameworks that will help to protect personal data on an advanced level. Its protection is a subject of comprehensive analysis that requires the assessment of multiple international or domestic legislation. Multiple perspectives regarding the protection of personal data in the employment context make the subject more important as it’s crucial to make a proper assessment in order to determine the differences in between the visions of legislators as all of them are trying to do their best in order to protect the personal data but they still have many dissimilarities. This paper analyses the differences in European and Georgian Legislation and determines the main aspects of data retention in labour law. European treaties, directives and domestic law of Georgia might carry certain similarities and values but every aspect carries lots of important outcomes from the perspective of data protection that needs to be properly addressed.


Personal Data Protection, Employment regulations, European Directives, General Data Protection Regulation, Georgian Legislation, Law of Georgia on Personal Data Protection of Georgia


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