On Wednesday, 15 March, the UK government delivered a statement during the 52nd session of the UN Human Rights Council. The statement relates to the report by the Special Rapporteur on the processing of personal data collected by public organisations during the COVID-19 pandemic. The UK government acknowledges the need for healthcare information to be processed "appropriately, lawfully and in line with their reasonable expectations," and that the UK is "committed to maintaining public trust" through the UK General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection [Act 2018].
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