Protection of personal data (GDPR)

Personal data is defined as any kind of data which can be used to identify a person. If you handle personal data in the course of your work, it is important that you comply with the law governing this area. On this page, you can find out more about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and what you need to do to make sure you protect personal data.

Aarhus University has made a special website with information on how to act in different situations, such as

  • Must you register your research project
  • How to handle e-mails with personal data (incl. uninvited job applications)
  • GDPR check list for researchers
  • Data processing agreement
  • Storage solutions for personal data
  • Rules for consent - and templates
  • What is personal data?
  • Pictures and video with persons