CNIL issues professional athletes data collection guidance

23/02/2024 | CNIL

The French data protection authority, the CNIL, has published a new set of guidance for collecting data to optimise athletes' physical performance. The guidance comes ahead of the 2024 Paris Summer Olympics and highlights the importance of respecting the privacy of the athletes, particularly when it comes to their health data. The CNIL aims to ensure that such data collection is done in accordance with strict rules and regulations to safeguard the privacy of the individuals involved. Information collected must be "adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary can be collected on athletes (principle of minimisation) to meet the objective of the collection."

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