GDPR issues for Body temperature readingsBody temperature readings

Body temperature readings

Some organizations are taking into consideration installing temperature scanners or other means of verifying the body temperature of staff and visitors, in their effort to protect the workplace against the spread of COVID-19. This is a sensitive ...

Collecting health data through questionnaires

Collecting health data through questionnaires

The issue of implementing questionnaires which gather health data and other information about the existence of risk factors, to both employees, collaborators and visitors, does not have a unified approach by the European Data Protection Authorities. ...

Disclosing COVID-19 diagnosis

Disclosing COVID-19 diagnosis

Companies explore whether they can disclose that someone has been diagnosed with COVID-19, in their efforts to protect staff and the general public. This article describes recent opinions published by EU Data Protection Authorities on the issue. ...

Legal basis for processing health data

Legal basis for processing health data

Because health data represents a special category of data, the GDPR allows processing only in exceptional situations indicated in Art. 9(2).In the context of measures aimed at containing the spread of COVID-19, organizations are asking which is the c ...