The study finds that while the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) lays down horizontal directly applicable rules in all Member States, there remains variation in the range of national-level legislation linked to its implementation in the area of health.
Guidelines provide that tracing apps must be voluntary, transparent, temporary, cybersecure, and use temporary and pseudonymised data.
The guidelines on the processing of health data for research purposes in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak aim to shed light on the most urgent legal questions concerning the use of health data, such as the legal basis of processing, further processing of health data for the purpose of scientific research, the implementation of […]
The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) report on the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic and its implications on human rights. This report outlines some of the measures EU Member States have put in place to protect public health during the COVID-19 pandemic. It covers the period 1 February – 20 March 2020.
On October 22, 2018, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF), the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA), and the Centre for Information Policy Leadership (CIPL) hosted a workshop in Brussels, “Can GDPR Work for Health Scientific Research?,” to discuss the processing of personal data for health scientific research purposes under the European Union’s […]