Data Controller (or Controller)

IMI Code of Practice: The natural or legal person, or any other body, which alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data[23]. [23] In a clinical trial, the organisation(s) responsible for the trial is usually considered being the controller (for collaborative projects, see EDPS “Opinion related to the clinical study in the frame of the research project PROTECT WP4″, issued on 29 November 2012)