July 24, 2018
- If you are new to the General Data Protection Regulation, you may want to review the text of the regulation to familiarize yourself with basic GDPR concepts and terminology: https://gdpr-info.eu/ Keep in mind that the scope of the GDPR is broader than U.S. privacy laws such as HIPAA.
- The names and website addresses of each country’s data protection authority are seen in Columns B and C.
- General GDPR Guidance documents are listed in Column D. If the information is not available in English, an online translation program can be helpful.
- The table lists guidances specific to Research (Column E), Legal Basis (Column F), Consent (Column G), and International Data Transfer (Column H). Country-level interpretations and procedures are likely to evolve over time, and data protection authorities may release new guidances.
Disclaimer: Though this Compilation contains information of a legal nature, it has been developed for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice or opinions as to the current operative guidelines of any jurisdiction. In addition, because new guidelines are issued on a continuing basis, this Compilation is not an exhaustive source of all current applicable guidelines relating to the General Data Protection Regulation. While reasonable efforts have been made to assure the accuracy and completeness of the information provided, researchers and other individuals should check with local authorities and/or research ethics committees before starting research activities.