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Walder Wyss official data protection advisor for Swisstransplant

27 aprile 2023 – The foundation Swisstransplant promotes, develops, and coordinates the nationwide transplantation of organs, tissues, and cells and fosters public awareness about organ donation and organ transplantation. On behalf of the Federal Office of Public Health, it manages the waiting list for organ recipients and is responsible for the lawful allocation of organs. Additionally, Swisstransplant coordinates transportation logistics and handles accounting in the donation process.

Walder Wyss has taken on the role of the official data protection advisor for Swisstransplant. In this capacity, Walder Wyss supports Swisstransplant in conducting data protection assessments and implementing measures to ensure compliance under the upcoming data protection legislation. The team is led by David Vasella (Partner, Data Protection/Technology) and includes Simon Henseler (Associate, Data Protection/Technology).