The European Commission has approved new Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) that facilitate the transfer of personal data outside the European Economic Area (EEA) to third countries where there is no adequacy decision in place (you can find a list of countries that have been recognised as having an adequate level of data protection here). The […]
We previously published an article detailing the transfer of personal data between the European Economic Area (EEA) and the United Kingdom (UK) post-Brexit. You can find that article here. On 28 June 2021, the European Commission determined that the UK had an adequate level of data protection. This means that for transfers of personal data […]
To date, organisations have not had to make any changes to how they transfer personal data between the European Economic Area (EEA) and the United Kingdom (UK) as a result of Brexit. This may change after 30 June 2021, if the European Commission does not make an adequacy decision in relation to the UK. We […]
On 1 August 2016, the EU-US Privacy Shield (Privacy Shield) framework become operational. This allowed organisations in the European Union (EU) to transfer personal data to certified organisations in the United States (US) without the need for further safeguards. An organisation was first required to be certified under the Privacy Shield before it could receive […]
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