GDPR – Processing of health data and expert reports
Is the prohibition of processing the special categories of data (such as health data) absolute?
What consent is needed when instructed as an expert witness to consider health data on a claimant? Health data is ‘special’ data under the GDPR and its processing is normally prohibited. How does an expert get around that... and what if the expert is instructed by the defence and so has no contact whatever with the claimant?
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