trusted third party

Formal Definition

The person or body that, in the case of pseudonymised data, is in charge of holding the key so as to safeguard the privacy of the patient or study participant. The trusted third party has to act in an independent manner. It ensures that the re-identification key is not disclosed to anyone not authorised to access it

IMI Code of Practice
  • Abbreviation(s): TTP
  • Categories: Information governance