Open Data - Meeting legal requirements - managing personal data

Open Data is not about automatically sharing all data. The mantra is 'as open as possible and as closed as necessary'. Data protection of personal data sets important limits on how open data can be. The new European General Data Protection Regulation has a significant impact on sharing and managing personal research data. This lesson looks into the core elements of the new rights and responsibilities. 


After completing this lesson, you will: 

  • Understand the core aspects of EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Know of your responsibilities in relation to handling personal data
  • Role of anonymisation