Iris Testbed GDPR Data Protection Policy
[Iris Testbed, Trinity College Dublin]
means Iris Testbed, CONNECT Centre, Trinity College Dublin.
means the General Data Protection Regulation.
means Dr. Diarmuid Collins.
1. Data protection principles
The Iris Testbed is committed to processing data in accordance with its responsibilities under the GDPR.
Article 5 of the GDPR requires that personal data shall be:
a. processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner in relation to individuals;
b. collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes; further processing for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes shall not be considered to be incompatible with the initial purposes;
c. adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed;
d. accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date; every reasonable step must be taken to ensure that personal data that are inaccurate, having regard to the purposes for which they are processed, are erased or rectified without delay;
e. kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed; personal data may be stored for longer periods insofar as the personal data will be processed solely for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes subject to implementation of the appropriate technical and organisational measures required by the GDPR in order to safeguard the rights and freedoms of individuals; and
f. processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data, including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage, using appropriate technical or organisational measures.”
2. General provisions
a. This policy applies to all experimenter data processed by the Iris Testbed.
b. The Responsible Person shall take responsibility for the Iris Testbed’s ongoing compliance with this policy.
c. This policy shall be reviewed at least annually.
3. Lawful purposes
a. All data processed by the Iris testbed will be anonymized technical data and information for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes related testbed usage and maintenance, and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes; further processing for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes shall not be considered to be incompatible with these initial purposes.
4. Archiving / removal
a. To ensure that data is kept for no longer than necessary, the Iris Testbed shall put in place an archiving policy for each area in which data is processed and review this process annually.
b. The archiving policy shall consider what data should/must be retained, for how long, and why.
a. The Iris Testbed shall ensure that experimenter data is stored securely using modern software that is kept-up-to-date.
b. Access to experimenter data will be limited to administration personnel who need access and appropriate security in place to avoid unauthorised sharing of information.
c. When experimenter data is deleted it will done safely such that the data is irrecoverable.
d. Appropriate back-up and disaster recovery solutions shall be in place where appropriate.
6. Experimenter Personal Data Processing on the Iris Testbed
a. By using the Iris testbed, experimenters agree that any users personal data will not be processed at the Iris Testbed during experimentation.
In the event of a breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, experimenter data, the Iris Testbed shall promptly assess the risk to people’s rights and freedoms and report to the necessary bodies as appropriate.
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