Handling Sensitive Data

GDPR Requirement

Lawful Basis



What’s New

Under GDPR, explicit consent is required in order to process data that is classed as ‘sensitive’ We are going to present a warning within Fitness to remind you that you require explicit consent in order to process sensitive data.

The message will say: "Please make sure you have consent from the Data Subject to enter this sensitive personal data. This is a requirement for you to be compliant with GDPR. For more information please visit the Information Commisioners Office (ICO) website."

If you don’t have consent then sensitive data will be removed when you save the record.

The data we are storing that we are classing as sensitive is:

  • Resting Heart Rate
  • Working Heart Rate
  • Recovery Heart Rate
  • Blood Pressure
  • Weight
  • BMI
  • Body Fat Percentage
  • Body Fat Mass
  • Lean Mass
  • Water Mass
  • Basal Metabolic Rate
  • Peak Flow Rate (PEFR)
  • Forced Vital Capacity (FVC)
  • Forced Expiratory Volume (FEV)
  • Efficiency of Forced Expiratory Ratio (FER)
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol
  • Neck Circumference
  • Waist Circumference
  • Chest Circumference
  • Hip Circumference
  • Arm Circumference
  • Thigh Circumference
  • Waist Hip Ratio
  • VO2 Max
  • Aerobic Threshold
  • Anaerobic Threshold
  • Tricep Skin Fold Measurement
  • Bicep Skin Fold Measurement
  • Subscapula Skin Fold Measurement
  • Bupraillial Skin Fold Measurement
  • Total Skin Fold Measurement
  • Skin Fold Body Fat Percentage
  • Soleus Joint Flexion
  • Hamstrings Joint Flexion
  • Rectus Femoris Joint Flexion
  • Illiopsoas Joint Flexion
  • Latissimus Dorsi Joint Flexion
  • Pectoralis Major Joint Flexion
  • 15 Minute Run Distance
  • 15 Minute Run VO2 Max
  • Chester Step Test VO2 Max
  • 3 Point Test Workload 1
  • 3 Point Test Heart Rate 1
  • 3 Point Test Workload 2
  • 3 Point Test Heart Rate 2
  • 3 Point Test Workload 3
  • 3 Point Test Heart Rate 3
  • Aerobic Threshold - 3 Point Test
  • Anaerobic Threshold - 3 Point Test
  • Target Heart Rate
  • Watts
  • Test Score
  • Glastrocnemius Joint Flexion
  • Sit and Reach
  • Forced Vital Capacity (FVC) (ml)
  • Height
  • CV Fitness on Treadmill
  • Medically approved for exercise
  • Body Type

The warning will look like this :



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