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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 ...

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.

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Data Protection News: Summer Edition 2019

This summer’s data protection news: ● The battle for cookies – ICO and CNIL issue new guidance, but the trenches of online profiling are hard to control ● CJEU’s Fashion ID – another case of joint controllers ● The pitfalls of relying on employee consent – a case from Greece ● New legislation in Romania wants to identify SIM card holders and monitor sex offenders ● Summary of first 4 GDPR fines in Romania ● News on EU legislative measures ● Guidelines, reports and recommendations from EU institutions and organizations ● Cases and decisions from EU Member States ● Enforcement actions taken by National Data Protection Authorities ● Data breaches and other cyber incidents ● Recommended articles ● More data protection news from Europe and worldwide.