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 ...

Data Protection Newsletter – no.22020 February

Data Protection Newsletter – no.2/2020 February

This month in data protection news: ● See guidance from EU data protection authorities on how to process personal data in the context of COVID-19 ● Read about recent GDPR sanctions, including in the filed of telecoms ● Find out the recent guidelines from data protection authorities ● More GDPR news and further readings.


Data Protection News: January 2020

CPDP 2020 Highlights Each January marks the Computers, Privacy and Data Protection Conference (CPDP), an international event gathering the most important stakeholders in the field. This year, the main theme of the event was Artificial Intelligenc ...

Data Protection News: December 2019

The end of December is usually a time for recollection, for looking back on the accomplishments and challenges of the year almost ending and setting the vision for the following revolution around the Sun. So, we’ve compiled a small list of documents offering an overview of data protection themes in the past year, to help you immerse in this reflective mood. Enjoy!


Guidance from Data Protection Authorities in 2019

In 2019 we've been very busy gathering news about data protection and sending monthly newsletters to all you privacy enthusiasts out there. This December we looked back at all the useful guidelines published by the Data Protection Authorities from EU ...


Data Protection News: November 2019

November’s data protection news: ● In a demoralising turn of events, the development of the ePrivacy Regulation proposal has come to a standstill ● Guidelines and reports from EU data protection authorities ● Cases and decisions from EU Member States ● Enforcement actions taken by National Data Protection Authorities ● Recommended articles.


Data Protection News: October 2019

It seems like time is rushing us, but take a moment to think about the importance of last month’s events for European data privacy: ● Data controllers in Romania start to feel the pressure of GDPR and ePrivacy enforcement, after a list of 55 corrective measures was published by the Data Protection Authority (ANSPDCP). ● Many useful guidelines were published by EU Member States’ DPAs – Spain shows us the rules of privacy by design, Ireland is active on the topic of Data Protection Impact Assessments, Data Subject Access Request and Cloud Service Providers. ● The European Court of Human Rights decides on covert video surveillance at work. ● Romania has new legislative developments concerning electronic signature and the transposition of PDS2. ● Enforcement actions taken by National Data Protection Authorities. ● Recommended articles. ● More data protection news from Europe.