Tag Archives: safe harbour

GRDP and Brexit

When the Brexit referendum will be put in concrete actions, Great Britain will be subjected to the Chapter V of the Regulation, which defines the rules for data transfer outside UE. According to point 1 of Article 45 “A transfer of personal data to a third country or an international organisation may take place where… Read More »

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 »

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 »

GDPR, safe harbour and terrorism.

Cyber intelligence is probably one of the important weapons against terrorism. GDPR is a barrier against the freedom of intrusion of a wide variety of powers in the personal life of common people. These two statements are strictly connected: that’s why one of the most heard statements in these dark days is “less privacy for… Read More »

Safe Harbour is invalid – What’s the impact of the recent decision by the European Court of Justice

On 6 October the European Court of Justice (CJEU) adopted a fundamental decision on transfer of personal data between the EU and the USA. In case C-362/14 Maximillian Schrems vs. Data Protection Commissioner the CJEU ruled that the Commission decision 2000/520, which states that the USA under the procedure known as “safe harbor” ensure adequate… Read More »