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Published 1 Jun 2021

Data transfers under the GDPR after the UK’s withdrawal from the EU

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 […]

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Published 1 Jun 2021

Data transfers under the GDPR to the US after the Court of Justice of the European Union’s decision in the Schrems II case

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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