The EuroPriSe certification authority grants the Gütesiegel Datenschutz M-V in consultation with the Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. The seal certifies compliance with Mecklenburg-Vorpommern’s data protection law. According to its data protection act, the state’s public bodies must give priority to the deployment of products and procedures that have been granted the seal.
It is worth noting that the users of healthCONNECT (customers) are responsible for the processing of personal data. They are provided with guidance on how to comply with their duties as controllers.
The evaluation was conducted by Andreas Bethke (technical expert) and Stephan Hansen-Oest (legal expert). The result of the evaluation was that healthCONNECT complies with all applicable requirements of German data protection law / the data protection law of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Compliance with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) was not subject of the evaluation.
More detailed information on the certification of healthCONNECT can be found at https://www.european-privacy-seal.eu/EPS-en/guetesiegel-m-v-eos-health-it-concept-gmbh-healthconnect (in German language only).