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SAP SuccessFactors has delivered enhancements and updates across the SAP SuccessFactors® HCM Suite as part of their Q1 2018 product release. Here are key updates related to General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR).

Change Audit

Manage, record and report on personal data changes across SuccessFactors Applications.


Configuration Type
: Admin opt-in

Why is it important? Report on personal data changes across SuccessFactors Applications.  

Read Audit

Configure fields as Sensitive Personal Data. Manage, record and report on access to these fields across certain applications and create exceptions so that reads by specific technical users used in integration do not create Read Audit Logs.

Configuration Type: Admin opt-in

Why is it important? Report on access Sensitive Personal Data.

Data Subject Info Reporting

Generate a Data Subject Report containing all the data subject’s personal data available in SuccessFactors applications.

Configuration Type: Admin opt-in

Why is it important? One stop shop to specify which data elements you want to include in the report from each area of SAP SuccessFactors. Also, configure data purpose to be included for additional context in the report output.  

Data Purge

Configure Data Retention Rules, and permanently delete personal data from SuccessFactors applications.


Configuration Type:
Admin opt-in

Why is it important? Supports good business practices of removing personal data when it is no longer needed. Allows you to define country-specific retention times that provide the boundaries for data purges.    

Data Blocking

Limit access to historical data within Employee Central and Reporting.


Configuration Type:
Admin opt-in

Why is it important? Data blocking allows you to restrict access to historical, personal data that is within a retention period and therefore still in the system.

Consent

Configure and manage consent statements as well as their acceptance.


Configuration Type:
Admin opt-in

Why is it important? Supports the ability to demonstrate that the data subject has consented to processing of his or her personal data. 

For more information regarding the updates for GDPR within SuccessFactors, visit the SAP SuccessFactors Community

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Prez Kumar

By Prez Kumar

Prasnnaa (Prez) is a SAP SuccessFactors Certified Consultant specializing in all Techno-Functional aspects of SAP SuccessFactors. Prez is passionate about trending technologies on cloud platform, data, social causes, music & movies. He uses this space to educate and guide users about SAP SuccessFactors HCM and Talent Suite technical components especially with integrating & managing data.