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The Italian Data Protection Authority has published guidelines on the processing of personal data on health-related websites which provide stringent requirements.Websites, forum, blogs but even social networks that are dedicated to health-related issues provide advice, exchange of information and contain comments from users that in some cases can reveal very sensitive data about their health conditions and users need to be adequately informed of the risks of disclosing such data.For this purpose the Italian Data Protection Authority has required that if a registration is required...

A Law Decree introducing the so called electronic health record, online examination record and in general the digitalization of the medical sector is about to be ratified by the Italian Parliament boosting the eHealth sector in ItalyThis considerable change provides the adoption of the electronic management of health files through the usage of the electronic health record and the implementation of online booking systems for appointments. Moreover what is more interesting is that the Ministry of Health shall issue decrees providing...

"Documento Programmatico sulla Sicurezza" not required anymore! The Italian Government has approved the law decree aimed at simplifying a number of regulatory obligations including privacy obligations. As part of a broad package of regulations that are intended to reduce bureaucratic obligations for companies, governmental authorities and consumers the Italian Government has also removed the obligation to draft the so called "Documento Programmatico sulla Sicurezza" i.e. a Privacy Security Document listing the privacy measures adopted by companies processing sensitive data through electronic...

The privacy-related issues in securitizations have always been a relevant issue. Indeed, Italian law provided that also the data of companies fell under the scope of data protection regulations with the consequential need to comply with privacy policy notifications towards thousands of creditors whose contract has been assigned as part of the secrutizations for instance. But things have now changed!The Italian Data Protection Authority allowed companies to notify the transfer of agreements to assigned creditors through the publication of the privacy policy...