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Table 1 Transferability of data/samples with different level of subject’s privacy protection

From: Legal and ethical framework for global health information and biospecimen exchange - an international perspective

 AUTCHECHNGBRHKGJPNITASGPSWETURTWNUGAUSA
Transferability
 Uncoded data/sampleyesyesyesayesyesyesbnonoyesnoyesnoyes
 Coded data/sampleyesyesyesa,byesyesyesbyesyesyesyesyesyesn.a
 Anonymized data/sampleyesyesyesayesyesyesbyesyesyesyesyesyesyesb
  1. n.a “not applicable”, this type of data/samples is not defined in the law
  2. aThe cross-border transfer of non-genetic data is not regulated but the transfer is possible
  3. bDifferent terms from coded/anonymized are used to categorize subject’s privacy protection (see above)