The Council of Europe and European Parliament reached a provisional deal on COVID-19 certificates. Under the deal, member states will not be able to store information gathered through the certificates. Entities processing personal information will be made public to allow citizens to exercise their rights under the EU General Data Protection Regulation. The European Parliament Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs also endorsed the digital COVID certificates. In other news, the U.K. National Health Service announced it will share patient data with third-parties for research purposes. Editor’s note: IAPP Staff Writer Jennifer Bryant reported for The Privacy Advisor on the privacy considerations surrounding vaccine passports.
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