EDPB sets scope of upcoming guidance on data processing in the fight against COVID-19
During its 20th plenary session, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) assigned concrete mandates to its expert subgroups to develop guidance on several aspects of data processing in the fight against COVID-19. This follows the decision made on April 3rd during the EDPB’s 19th plenary session. A mandate was given to the technology expert subgroup for leading work on geolocation and other tracing tools in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak. A mandate was also given to the compliance, e-government and health expert subgroup for leading this work on processing of health data for research purposes in the context of the outbreak.