Pharmaceutical data protection

Insight and knowledge sharing around Pharmaceutical Data Protection. Industry-focused data protection services, tools, assistance, and expertise to safeguard data subjects’ privacy and ensure EU GDPR and UK GDPR compliance.

European Commission Adopts Adequacy Decision for EU-US Data Privacy Framework — a Note of Caution

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On 10 July 2023, the European Commission adopted its adequacy decision for the EU-US Data Privacy Framework after concluding that it provides adequate protection for personal data transferred from the EU/EEA to US companies. However, there is more to the story, as it will likely return to the Court of Justice (CJEU) in only a few months.

Data protection concerns: Will the UK’s new data protection bill upset the EU-UK adequacy agreement?

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In June 2021, the European Commission (EC) granted an ‘adequacy’ decision to the UK – effectively agreeing that UK legislation at the time, the UK GDPR, alongside an amended version of the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018), offered an equivalent level of data protection to EU citizens in a similar way to the EU GDPR.

What to look for when outsourcing to a GDPR compliance consultancy

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Biopharmaceutical small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) running clinical trials in the EEA must comply with the GDPR like larger companies performing similar data processing activities. However, you may not have the in-house expertise and need to outsource. Hiring the right GDPR compliance consultancy can be challenging, but when successful can save you time, money and stress.

What is Data Mapping, and why is it essential to GDPR compliance?

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An overview of data mapping, describes data mapping in the context of the GDPR, outlines the basic steps, and explores why you should view an up-to-date data map as a benefit to your company rather than a time-consuming headache.

The importance of GDPR compliance for European clinical trials

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In Europe, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the gold standard for protecting the privacy of all EU individuals across all industries and sectors, both public and private organisations. For this reason, understanding how the GDPR applies to pharma data-processing activities can be confusing, making compliance challenging, especially when your clinical research crosses international borders.

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