The Code of Conduct for the Use of Data in Health Research
This Code was developed in 1995 and was revised in 2002-2003 on the basis of the European Data Protection Directive and its implementation in the Dutch Act on the Protection of Personal Data. The new Dutch version and English translation became available in 2004.
Example how to refer to codes of conduct in scientific paper
According to the Central Committee on Research involving Human Subjects (CCMO), this type of study does not require approval from an ethics committee in the Netherlands. This study was approved by the Privacy Review Board of the Netherlands Cancer Registry.
Human tissue and Medical Research: Code of Conduct for Responsible Use
Developed during 1999-2001 and translated into English in 2002. Revised in 2011.
Dutch Gedragscode 2011 in English translation: Human Tissue and Medical Research,
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An explanation of this Code is found in an article on Biobanking in Nature Reviews: Cancer 2003; 3: 73-77