mHealth—data protection considerations
Produced in partnership with Francesca Blythe of Sidley Austin and William Long of Sidley Austin
mHealth—data protection considerations

The following Life Sciences practice note produced in partnership with Francesca Blythe of Sidley Austin and William Long of Sidley Austin provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • mHealth—data protection considerations
  • What is mHealth?
  • Key guidance
  • When and why is data protection relevant?
  • Personal data and data concerning health
  • Controller or processor
  • Lawful grounds for processing
  • Transparency
  • Data protection by design and by default
  • Data subject rights
  • More...

IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant changes begin to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by these changes. Before continuing your research, see Practice Note: What does IP completion day mean for Life Sciences?

BREXIT: On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law. During this period, the General Data Protection Regulation applies in the UK and the UK generally continues to be treated as an EU (and EEA) state for many purposes. Any references to EEA or EU states in this Practice Note should therefore be read to also include the UK until the end of the implementation period. As a third country, the UK can no longer participate in the EU’s political institutions, agencies, offices, bodies (except to the limited extent agreed), but it must submit to the continuing jurisdiction of the Court of Justice of the EU during the implementation period. For further guidance on that period, its duration and the data

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