We understand this is a worrying time for UCL staff and students with many business processes changing as a result of the impact of Covid-19, which results in questions around how to protect personal data when working in a different manner.
We have produced two sets of guidance to answer the most frequently asked questions:
- Guidance for research and ethical approval in light of the COVID-19 pandemic
- Covid-19 Data Protection FAQs
In addition, as we currently need to prioritise research related to Covid-19, researchers in other areas looking to register their research with data protection may find the following FAQs helpful:
Data protection legislation protects individuals personal data by setting standards for the processing of their information and requiring those processing personal data to comply with these standards.