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GDPR in Research

Research projects often involve the processing of personal data. The processed data are often sensitive and could carry a risk to rights and freedoms of the individual research subjects.

With the introduction of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in 2018, researchers are challenged to be transparent about how they process their data and protect the rights of their participants. 

In this section, you can find more information about GDPR in research, specifically about: 

  • Personal and sensitive data 
  • Privacy risks in research 
  • Reuse of secondary data 
  • How to prepare a consent form  
  • How to perform a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) 
  • GDPR exceptions
Last modified:09 June 2022 6.27 p.m.