Risks Of Sharing Employee Data With 3rd-Party Vendors

Law360, New York (August 9, 2012, 1:07 PM EDT) -- A recently filed class action asserts claims against the Winn-Dixie supermarket chain and a third-party vendor, Purchasing Power LLC, in connection with the alleged theft of employee data provided to Purchasing Power in order to administer a discount purchasing program offered to Winn-Dixie employees. The claims advanced against Winn-Dixie and Purchasing Power highlight the potential risks associated with sharing employee or customer data with third-party vendors, and underscore the need for companies to ensure that the data security practices of third-party vendors are consistent with those...
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