FAQs ON THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION FOR BIOBANKING
In May 2016, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was officially published and made into law (Link to the definitive Regulation in all official EU languages).
From mid 2018 onwards, the Regulation will set new legal terms for data protection and privacy for all research throughout Europe, not least for biobanking research.
A BBMRI ERIC Common Services ELSI Task Force has drawn up a set of answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about how the EU General Data Protection Regulation is expected to apply to European biobanks. You can download the report here.