the general data protection regulation (gdpr) and data protection act 2018 came into force on 25 may 2018 in the uk. the resources below will help you understand the new requirements as they relate to research. we will add more as we clarify things with the information commissioner’s office (ico). our gdpr guidance notes have been developed with the participation of the ico.
- - test yourself with our quiz
- - 10 bite-sized modules accompanied by supplementary resources
- GDPR Guidance Note 6: Current thinking on Controllers & Processors in health research (PDF, 416KB)
- GDPR Guidance note 5: Identifiability, anonymisation and pseudonymisation (PDF, 163KB)
- GDPR: Key facts for research (PDF, 360KB)- dispels misconceptions
- GDPR Guidance note 4: Public interest, approvals and 'technical and organisational measures' (PDF, 136KB)
- GDPR Guidance note 3: Consent in research and confidentiality - covers lawful basis and England's national patient data opt-out programme
- Guidance note 2 was superseded by guidance note 3
- Guidance note 1 (PDF, 403KB) - know what personal data you hold
- for DPOs and IG leads
- - not necessarily research specific
- Developed with us and ESRC, supported by the ICO.
- – our blog post for researchers
体育直播站you can find out how the mrc regulatory support centre uses the personal data we hold in our privacy notices below: