Tag Archives: privacy shield

Practical alternatives to Safe Harbor

The European Commission issued a guide for transferring data outside of the EU after Schrems’s sentence: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-15-6014_en.htm. We now have two ways: using contractual clauses or binding corporate rules (BCR). These two methods are applicable to all transfers to Countries for which there is not an authorization by the European Commission or a local privacy… Read More »

European Commission presents EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

On February, 29 the European Commission issued the legal texts that will put in place the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield and a Communication summarising the actions taken over the last years to restore trust in transatlantic data flows since the 2013 surveillance revelations. The Commission has (i) finalised the reform of EU Data protection rules, which… Read More »

Significant Declarations of the article 29 working party about The Privacy Shield

The negotiations between the EU and the United States seems replacing the Safe-Harbour to the new “EU-USA. Privacy Shield” . This new framework was recently discussed by WP29. In summary, there is no published evidence that the Privacy Shield actually provides an adequate level of protection; much work needs to be done by the Commission… Read More »

Goodbye Safe Harbour, hello Privacy Shield

Safe Harbor, declared invalid last October by ECJ, will be soon replaced by the EU-US Privacy Shield. “For the first time ever, the United States has given the EU binding assurances that the access of public authorities for national security purposes will be subject to clear limitations, safeguards and oversight mechanisms” states Commissioner Věra Jourová into press release. .@EU_Commission… Read More »