As of 25 May 2018 the application of the REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) is commenced. The Regulation shall be equally applied within the European Union.
Personal data: any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (e.g. name, surname, personal identity number, any medicine-related data etc.).
Special category data: personal data including the information about race and ethnic origin, religious or philosophical beliefs and political opinions, trade union memberships, data related to sexual preferences, sex life, and/or sexual orientation. Separate category of data singled out in the GDPR that is subject to specific treatment.
Processing: any operation which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, such as collection, recording, storage, organisation, alteration, use, transfer, disclosure by transmission, dissemination, blocking or erasure.
Laws and regulations governing operations performed upon personal data in the field:
General Data Protection Regulation –
Law on Natural Person Data Processing - https://likumi.lv/ta/id/300099-fizisko-personu-datu-apstrades-likums
Medical Treatment Law – https://likumi.lv/doc.php?id=44108
Law on the Rights of Patients – https://likumi.lv/ta/en/en/id/203008-law-on-the-rights-of-patients
Regulations regarding the competence of healthcare professionals and students acquiring first or second level professional study programmes in the field of medicine in the institutions of higher education and the volume of their theoretical and practical knowledge – https://likumi.lv/doc.php?id=190610
Regulations Regarding Mandatory Requirements for Medical Treatment Institutions and Their Structural Units - https://likumi.lv/ta/en/en/id/187621-regulations-regarding-mandatory-requirements-for-medical-treatment-institutions-and-their-structural-units
RSU will continue to provide information about changes, conditions and processes with regard to the personal data processing within the framework of the study process.
Should you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact RSU Personal Data Protection Specialists via e-mail: email@example.com
I hereby declare that I am acquainted with the rules and regulations with regard to the processing of personal data (specially, patient data) and undertake to observe the requirements thereof, as well as monitor information and topical issues provided by RSU and healthcare institutions.