Isle of Man has issued guidance on data protection during the coronavirus pandemic.

Key Takeaways

  • Data protection law does not stand in the way of fighting the pandemic.
  • Data protection principles must still be observed while fighting the pandemic.
  • Be proportionate in the data you collect.
  • Compliance with data protection principles is difficult during this time, so do your best, communicate and be able to demonstrate what you have done, and the data protection authority will take this into consideration when it comes to enforcement.

Read my detailed analysis in this client alert.