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Skip to 0 minutes and 3 secondsTRIX MULDER: Hello, my name is Trix Mulder.

Skip to 0 minutes and 5 secondsMELANIA TUDORICA: And I am Melania Tudorica.

Skip to 0 minutes and 7 secondsTRIX MULDER: Welcome to this course on protecting health data in light of the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR in short.

Skip to 0 minutes and 13 secondsMELANIA TUDORICA: We are both part of the Security, Technology, and e-Privacy Research Group at the Faculty of Law of the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. STEP is a multi-disciplinary research group working on information policy and technology law. Within this group, Trix and myself work on issues involving health data.

Skip to 0 minutes and 31 secondsTRIX MULDER: Which is why we developed this course for you. And we are happy to assist you with your learning. In the next two weeks, you will explore the protection of health data in light of the General Data Protection Regulation. You will learn about rights, obligations, risks, safeguards, and many other related aspects. By exploring the changing data protection landscape, you will improve your awareness of how to protect health data in an ever-evolving digital and technical world.

Skip to 0 minutes and 55 secondsMELANIA TUDORICA: Throughout this course, you will meet the girl next door, Anna. We will follow Anna on her medical journey and use her case as an example to explain legal rights and obligations. For example, we will show how many apps Anna uses in daily life and how easy it is for her doctor to identify her by using her personal data

Skip to 1 minute and 12 secondsTRIX MULDER: OK, enough about us. We want to know who you are and what are your reasons for joining.

Skip to 1 minute and 17 secondsMELANIA TUDORICA: This is a nice way to get to know each other and your fellow learners. So please introduce yourself on the discussion board.

Skip to 1 minute and 23 secondsBOTH: Let's get started.

Introduction to the course

Welcome to this course on Protecting Health Data in light of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The Security, Technology, and e-Privacy Research Group (STeP) at the Faculty of Law of the University of Groningen in the Netherlands developed this course on protecting health data.

In the next two weeks, you will explore the protection of health data in light of the GDPR. You will learn about rights, obligations, risks, safeguards and many other related aspects. By exploring the changing data protection landscape, you will improve your awareness of how to protect health data in an evolving digital and technical world.

Throughout this course you will meet the girl next door Anna. We will follow Anna on her medical journey and use her case as an example to explain legal rights and obligations.

But for now please introduce yourself on the discussion board and tell us and your fellow learners your reasons for joining.

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Protecting Health Data in the Modern Age: Getting to Grips with the GDPR

University of Groningen

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