Análise, Internacionais

Spain: the SDPA confirms that the clinical trials monitors should not sign a commissioning contract about the processing of data with the healthcare centers


The Legal Office of the Spanish Data Protection Agency (the “SDPA”) has issued on 17 June 2021 a legal report addressing various issues related to the processing of data in the context of health research in the form of clinical trials.

Specifically, this report analyzes the legal position of the sponsor, the monitor and the healthcare centers in relation to the processing of trial patient data, and in particular of the clinical history.