Category: International Transfers

The “International Transfer” category provides a comprehensive exploration of the complexities and challenges associated with the international transfer of personal data, particularly within the framework of data privacy and protection legislation such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This category features a diverse array of informative posts, offering businesses, professionals, and individuals essential insights and best practices for navigating the intricacies of international data transfers while ensuring compliance with data privacy laws.

Understanding International Data Transfers International data transfers involve the movement of personal data across borders, posing unique challenges and regulatory considerations for businesses operating in a globalized digital landscape. The category delves into the complexities of global data transfers and their implications for data privacy and protection.

Data Privacy Frameworks and Impact Posts within this category explore the adoption of the EU-US data privacy framework, shedding light on the impact of transatlantic data transfers and the evolving regulatory landscape, offering businesses essential guidance for compliance and strategic decision-making. The category addresses the implications of the US Executive Order on EU-US data transfers, offering valuable insights into the regulatory challenges and considerations for businesses engaged in cross-border data flows and the impact on global data transfer mechanisms.

By engaging with the insightful content in this category, businesses, professionals, and individuals can gain a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities presented by international data transfers within the context of data privacy and protection legislation. The “International Transfer” category is an essential resource for any stakeholder seeking to navigate the complexities of international data transfers and build strategic capabilities in data protection.

UK Restricted Transfers: Standard data protection clauses by the ICO

As organisations continue to navigate the complexities of data protection laws, staying abreast of key deadlines is paramount. One such deadline relates to organisations involved in restricted transfers of personal data under UK data protection law. The ICO set a critical deadline for organisations that transfer personal data outside the UK. This article explains what you […]

EU-US Data Privacy Framework Adopted

This afternoon, the European Commission has adopted an adequacy decision for the EU-US Data Privacy Framework. This decision finds that the United States provides an equivalent level of data protection to that of the European Union, enabling the safe and unrestricted flow of personal data from the EU to U.S. companies under the new framework. EU […]

EU-US data transfers: US Executive Order on Enhancing Safeguards for United States Signals Intelligence Activities and the impact on organizational GDPR compliance.

It is no longer news that EU-US data transfers have become increasingly challenging given the invalidation of the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework in 2020. Since then, companies have had to rely on standard contractual clauses and in other cases, data subjects have had to give consent for such transfers to happen knowing the risk of […]

International Transfers of Personal Data after the Schrems II ruling

On July 16, 2020, the top court of the European Union (CJEU) issued a groundbreaking ruling on the so-called “Schrems II” case concerning  international transfers of personal data from the European Union. It was meant to deal mostly with transfers to the main EU commercial partner – the United States – but turned out to […]

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