Confidentiality and Privacy
The recommendations included in this group are intended to ensure the protection data guarantees required in the Health App, given that the health information has an special protected character, as well as the security mechanisms implemented by an App in order to ensure the privacy and confidentiality of the information.
Privacy and Data Protection
Recommendation 21. Before downloading and installing, the health App informs about the kind of user’s data to be collected and the reason, about the access policies and data treatment, and about possible commercial agreements with third parties.
Recommendation 23.The functioning of the health App preserves privacy in the recorded information, collects express consents granted by users, and warns of risks coming from the use of online mobile health Apps.