EDPB Document on response to the request from the European Commission for clarifications on the consistent application of the GDPR, focusing on health research

Published by European Data Protection Board English

General Data Protection RegulationGPDR  EC Consultation

In its guidelines (currently in preparation and due in 2021) on the processing personal data for scientific
research purposes, the EDPB will elaborate further on these issues while also aiming to provide a more
comprehensive interpretation of the various provisions in the GDPR that are relevant for the processing of personal data for scientific research purposes. 

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Assessment of the EU Member States’ rules on health data in the light of GDPR

Published by European Union

General Data Protection RegulationGPDR

The results of this study allow for a detailed assessment of possible elements at Member States/EU level that might affect the movement of health data across borders. It also identifies practices that could facilitate this exchange of data, as well as possible policy options for strategies in this area

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Guidelines 05/2021 on the Interplay between the application of Article 3 and the provisions on international transfers as per Chapter V of the GDPR

Published by European Data Protection Board English

General Data Protection RegulationGPDRInternational Transfers of Data

Aims at clarifying this interplay between Article 3 and the provisions of the GDPR on international transfers in Chapter V in order to assist controllers and processors in the EU in identifying whether a processing constitutes a transfer to a third country or to an international organisation and, as a result, whether they have to comply with the provisions of Chapter V of the
GDPR.

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Guidelines 01/2021 on Examples regarding Personal Data Breach Notification

Published by European Data Protection Board English

General Data Protection RegulationData BreachGPDR Security

This document is intended to complement the Guidelines WP 250 and it reflects the common experiences
of the SAs of the EEA since the GDPR became applicable. Its aim is to help data controllers in deciding how
to handle data breaches and what factors to consider during risk assessment.

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Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation)

Published by Official Journal of the European Union

Processing of Personal DataData Protection

The protection of natural persons in relation to the processing of personal data is a fundamental right. This Regulation is intended to contribute to the accomplishment of an area of freedom, security and justice and of an economic union, to economic and social progress, to the strengthening and the convergence of the economies within the internal market, and to the well-being of natural persons.

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