Information on vaccinations
With the increase in vaccinations also in Italy, doubts are multiplying regarding the sharing of health information between work colleagues and between employers and employees. To clarify, in February the Privacy Guarantor published a series of useful information to clarify a topic that remains thorny. The first thing to know is that health data for the European legislator fall within the “special categories of personal data” and must always be protected in terms of privacy. However, due to the pandemic, the protection of public health has become a priority. The debate on the sharing of vaccination information is particularly heated. On the New York Times, for example, Kwame Anthony Appiah writes: “Our vaccination status, which affects our probability of contracting and transmitting an infection, is not a private fact linked to our health and its disclosure is not a matter of etiquette but of reduction of risks “.
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