Art. 22

Processing for research, planning and statistics

1 Federal bodies may process personal data for purposes not related to specific persons, and in particular for research, planning and statistics, if:
a. the data is rendered anonymous, as soon as the purpose of the processing permits;
b. the recipient only discloses the data with the consent of the federal body and
c. the results are published in such a manner that the data subjects may not be identified.
2 The requirements of the following provisions need not be fulfilled:
a. Article 4 paragraph 3 on the purpose of processing
b. Article17 paragraph 2 on the legal basis for the processing of sensitive personal data and personality profiles;
c. Article 19 paragraph 1 on the disclosure of personal data.