NBS operates in compliance with local and international requirements and recommendations related to ethics and Personal Data protection. GDPR principles are implemented and strictly adhered to. Biospecimens donors data in the biobank’s database are pseudonymized or anonymized.
Personal Data are collected, processed and transferred in accordance with local Data Protection Laws. Appropriate technical and organizational measures are taken to protect Personal Data against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss or damage, alteration, unauthorized access or disclosure.
Informed Consent Forms (ICF) used for biospecimens collection are approved by Institutional Review Boards (IRB) or an Independent Ethics Committee.