GDPR: how does it affect patients?

Posted by media on June 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM

Under the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), applicable throughout the EU since May 25, patients have new rights that ensure better protection of their data, while increasing the responsibilities and obligations of the organizations that this data.

In this post we look at how the new Regulation seeks to address this sector by empowering citizens with more rights and information.

This post is also available in Spanish.

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GDPR: the best digital tools to ensure compliance

Posted by media on May 24, 2018 at 9:00 AM

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now here. Tomorrow, 25th May, will see this much talked about statute on personal data in the European Union come into full effect.

We have spent months making sure we are up to speed on it so as to prepare for and comply with the new requirements that we will all have to meet. Though, at this stage we are aware that we all have an in-depth knowledge of its terms.

So, in this post, we want to move away from the theoretical side and give you some help with the best practical tools.

This post is also available in Spanish.

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GDPR: Signaturit's plan to comply with the new EU General Data Protection Regulation

Posted by media on May 22, 2018 at 9:00 AM

At Signaturit, as a Trust Service Provider, personal data helps us to offer trust services that set us apart from the rest. Our goal is to comply with the legal and technical requirements that help us create a high level of trust with our customers.

It is for that reason that the GDPR, more than a legal obligation, has been an opportunity for us to demonstrate the commitment we have to our clients in the protection of their personal data and the security thereof.

In the next post we address our professional commitment to the principles and values of this new European regulation and how we have dealt with it in order to comply with maximum security in the provision of our services.

This post is also available in Spanish.

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GDPR: Who are its key players?

Posted by media on May 15, 2018 at 9:00 AM

The new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) broadens the obligations of those who are responsible for and in charge of data processing, the rights of the interested parties, and even includes a new figure, the Data Protection Officer. But who are the main organisations and individuals that are affected by the GDPR?

In the following post, we will address who these and the other protagonists are that define this European regulation, learning more about it just 10 days away from the date on which it becomes fully enforceable.

This post is also available in Spanish.

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GDPR: 7 keys to comply with the GDPR in hospitals and clinics

Posted by media on May 10, 2018 at 9:00 AM

One of the key components in the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), as we have already mentioned, is the consent of the persons concerned as a way to legitimise how their personal data is processed.

One area in which informed consent takes special importance is health as they work not only with standard personal data, but also with what is known as sensitive information.

In the following post we will address data protection in the health sector and how health professionals can comply with the GDPR.

This post is also available in Spanish.

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