Fecc webinar: “COVID-19: Stress testing data protection”


Welcome to the first online event of the webinar series Fecc is organizing with Steptoe.
Webinar on "COVID-19: Stress testing data protection" - 30 April, 14:00h - 15:00h CET


Dorothee Arns, Director General of the European Association of Chemical Distributors (Fecc)
Introduction and welcome on behalf of Fecc (including anti-trust reminder)


Regulatory Data
Impacts on data protection and data sharing (Biocides, REACH etc.)

Personal Data

  • General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) refresher
  • Status of the GDPR during the COVID-19 crisis
  • Health data as a ‘special category’ of personal data
  • Lawful grounds for processing
  • Employee safety and the data protection rules
  • Employee homeworking and data security
  • Reviewing and updating privacy notices
  • Dealing with data subject rights – resources and deadlines
  • Accountability and record keeping
  • Dealings with a national supervisory authority

Steptoe is an international law firm focused on regulatory issues and litigation, with over 500 lawyers and other professionals in offices in Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Washington. Our multidisciplinary teams (lawyers, policy advisors, and scientists) collaborate closely with colleagues in the US, the UK, and China to help clients anticipate and mitigate legal risks globally and efficiently through cross-jurisdictional work.