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Statistical Service granted access to demographic data

13/10/2021 15:54

Cyprus` Statistical Service announced on Wednesday that in the framework of conducting the Census of Population 2021, was granted access by the Health Insurance Organization, following approval of the Commissioner for Personal Data Protection, to demographic data from the General Healthcare System beneficiaries register.

This concerns information that will be used to facilitate contact with the households during the Census, and in no way relates to the medical records of the beneficiaries.

The CyStat emphasized that it is obliged to safeguard statistical confidentiality, according to the Official Statistics Law of 2021 (Law No. 25(I)/2021) and the protection of personal data in compliance with the Law providing for the Protection of Natural Persons with regard to the Processing of Personal Data and for the Free Movement of such Data of 2018 (Law No. 125(I)/2018).