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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 correct basis (the exemption) which would allow them to collect data about the health situation of employees. This article sums up…

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.

Monthly Roundup of Data Protection News: April 2019

Last month in data protection news: ● Voice recordings: a feature story on new cases about the legal treatment of voice recordings, depending on the purpose of their use ● Data Protection Impact Assessments ● EU Legislation watch: news about legislative processes ● Romania: helpline for cybersecurity threats launched ● CNIL: 2018 activity report & 2019 enforcement strategy published ●…

Monthly Roundup of Data Protection News: March 2019

Last month in data protection news: ● Political campaigns and the GDPR: a feature story on the issues raised by processing personal data for political purposes. ● First GDPR fine in Poland: business information aggregator sanctioned for lack of transparency. ● Copyright Directive vs GDPR: see where the legislation ovelaps and what this means for content sharing platforms. ● AdTech…