MEPs to discuss the use of personal data in the fight against Covid-19

The Civil Liberties Committee will discuss the use and protection of personal data in managing COVID-19, including smartphone apps, with EU data protection experts.


In a plenary resolution adopted on 17 April, the Parliament stressed, regarding contact-tracing apps, that “national and EU authorities must fully comply with data protection and privacy legislation” and that “mobile location data can only be processed in compliance with the ePrivacy Directive and the GDPR”.

Press release: MEPs to discuss the use of personal data in the fight against COVID-19 (European Parliament, link)

 

 

 

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