The right to privacy and the protection of personal data is guaranteed even at work.
However, the employer may use video overwriting to prevent and combat offenses, to prevent acts affecting individuals, property and public and private property, or to achieve legitimate interests.
The cameras are mounted in visible places, and they are forbidden to fit in changing rooms, toilets and other similar locations. The presence of video cameras is signaled by specific pictograms located in visible places.
The processing of personal data resulting from video surveillance can only take place with the express and unequivocal consent of the employee. It is not allowed to process personal data of employees by means of video surveillance inside the offices where they work at the workplace, except in situations expressly provided by law or with the approval of the National Authority for Personal Data Processing Supervision.
Video surveillance data can only be stored for up to 30 days, except in situations expressly governed by law or in duly justified cases.
The processing of personal data through video surveillance systems shall be notified to the National Supervisory Authority for Personal Data Processing.
As regards employee footprint, used as a method of timing or limiting access to the building, the activity is illegal, and it can not justify a legitimate interest of the employer that is proportionate to the violation of the right to private life.