Employee monitoring – What are the risks linked to data protection and privacy?

Our specialized lawyers present the latest legal changes in employee monitoring and provide the participants with practical advice to comply with GDPR and the changes introduced in the Labour Code.


The objectives of this training session are to:

  • Identify the latest legal changes in employee monitoring
  • Assess their consequences on existing and future surveillance systems
  • Encourage the employer to adopt the right reactions before setting up a monitoring system
  • Have practical advice from specialized lawyers to comply with GDPR and changes introduced in the Labour Code
  • Provide a list of to do’s and don’ts depending on the type of monitoring envisaged


Overview of current legal provisions on workplace monitoring

  • GDPR key personal protection rules
  • The rights of employees
  • Determination of the cases in which monitoring is possible
  • Enhanced sanctions

Practical implementation of a monitoring system

  • Employee’s right to privacy vs employer’s right to control the workforce
  • Overview of the types of monitoring possible in the workplace: control of IT tools (emails, instant messaging, telephone conversations), geolocation, video surveillance
  • Case law: rejection of monitoring results, damages for wrongful dismissal

Question and answer sessions

This session provides the unique opportunity to have 2 expert interlocutors: A date protection expert teams up with an expert of Employment Law. 


Our speakers belong to both our specialised and complementary teams and as such cover all legal, regulatory, taxation and advisory aspects of doing business in Luxembourg. For this session a Data Protection expert teams up with an expert of Employment Law. We invite you to check our training agenda where the speakers are listed on each training session.

Target Group

In house Counsels, Risk Managers, Chief IT Officers, CEOs, Chief Operating Officers, Compliance Officers, Employees/Managers in HR Functions, Data Protection Officers, Chief Information (Security) Officers and any person interested in the topic.


3 hours.


English; French

For more information please contact us by e-mail at institute@arendt.com