Commissioned Data Processing and International Data Transfer – GDPR Series, Part 4

Bernd Schmidt General Data Protection Regulation, International Data Protection Leave a Comment

Today involving data processors for processing personal data and outsourcing of business processes is a necessity for companies of practically any size and in any industry. Companies should therefore be aware of new rules, duties and risks imposed by the GDPR.

From Safe Harbor to EU-US-Privacy-Shield – Future of International Data Transfers

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The ECJ Safe Harbor Ruling anuls the EU Commissions Safe Harbor Decision and puts the future of transatlantic data transfers at stake. A new approach for data transfers between EU and USA shall bring the solution: The EU-US-Privacy-Shield. Whether or not this will be successful is to the same degree uncertain as the legitimacy of international data transfers from the …