Third EU review of Privacy Shield confirms continued adequacy

EU US Privacy Shield

The EU-US Privacy Shield decision was adopted in 2016. It protects the personal data rights of EU citizens when their data is processed by US organisations that have signed up to the scheme. This is one of the ways that data can flow outside the EU to the US (the other being via standard contract clauses) …

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Is this the end of US Privacy Shield?

EU-US Privacy Shield

Last week the European Parliament Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) called on the EU Commission to suspend the EU-US Privacy Shield agreement, saying Privacy Shield doesn’t provide enough protection for EU citizens’ data. What’s Privacy Shield? Privacy Shield was adopted in 2016, replacing the previous agreement (Safe Harbor) which had been determined …

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