CJEU judgment clarifies controllers' SAR obligations

14/11/2023 | IAPP

In October, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled in Case C-307/22 that patients have the right to obtain a full first copy of their medical records under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) without incurring a charge. 

In a recent article for IAPP, Bird & Bird Associate Robbie Morrison considers the different aspects of the ruling, including the right to access personal data,  balancing economic interests, and access to complete medical records. In conclusion, Morrison writes that the ruling is "a useful decision in guiding the approach to data subject access requests." 

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