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Introduction to the course

Watch Melania Tudorica and Trix Mulder introduce the course on protecting health data in light of the GDPR.
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TRIX MULDER: Hello, my name is Trix Mulder.
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MELANIA TUDORICA: And I am Melania Tudorica.
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TRIX MULDER: Welcome to this course on protecting health data in light of the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR in short.
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MELANIA 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.
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TRIX 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.
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MELANIA 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
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TRIX MULDER: OK, enough about us. We want to know who you are and what are your reasons for joining.
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MELANIA TUDORICA: This is a nice way to get to know each other and your fellow learners. So please introduce yourself on the discussion board.
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BOTH: Let’s get started.
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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