Section 28 Authorisation concerning data subject’s religious or philosophical beliefs
The prohibition on processing personal information concerning a data subject’s religious or philosophical beliefs, as referred to in section 26, does not apply if the processing is carried out by—
spiritual or religious organisations, or independent sections of those organisations if—
the information concerns data subjects belonging to those organisations;
it is necessary to achieve their aims and principles;
institutions founded on religious or philosophical principles with respect to their members or employees or other persons belonging to the institution, if it is necessary to achieve their aims and principles; or
other institutions: Provided that the processing is necessary to protect the spiritual welfare of the data subjects, unless they have indicated that they object to the processing.
In the cases referred to in subsection (1)(a), the prohibition does not apply to processing of personal information concerning the religion or philosophy of life of family members of the data subjects, if—
the association concerned maintains regular contact with those family members in connection with its aims; and
the family members have not objected in writing to the processing.
In the cases referred to in subsections (1) and (2), personal information concerning a data subject’s religious or philosophical beliefs may not be supplied to third parties without the consent of the data subject.