In an article on Expresso newspaper on the obligation of company’s which use automatized selection and recruitment systems (algorithms), to inform the applicants before they give away any personal data, in the scope of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), Inês Antas de Barros and Tiago Cochofel de Azevedo (managing associates) are quoted as experts in this subject.

The lawyers state that “even if the process isn’t completely automatized, there’s an early stage that the applicant ca be excluded by the algorithm and in that situation the GDPR applies.”