GDPR and Covid-19 briefing

This series of briefings address significant issues that are emerging in the UK as a result of Covid-19 that impact on the work of community investment. In each one, we have brought together available evidence to help you think about and plan future strategies and how resources can be directed. This briefing covers GDPR. 

In light of the current coronavirus pandemic affecting communities across the world, questions have been raised around the sharing of personal details, in particular of those in need of support. 

This is particularly relevant to community investment professionals, both for the short-term, but also as they look to develop medium to long-term solutions based on digital provision.

For data that people have provided, this is likely to be covered by one of the following legal basis for processing;

  • Consent
  • Contractual
  • Legal obligation
  • Vital interest
  • Public task
  • Legitimate interests

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