01. Aug 2016   Business Recht Steuer Werbung

The Privacy Shield to replace Safe Harbour

Marija Musec, CMS

The European Commission adopted the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield on 12th July 2016.

The Privacy Shield is a framework for protection of the fundamental rights of anyone in the EU whose personal data is transferred to the U.S. After a period of legal uncertainty followed by the CJEU ruling declaring Safe Harbour invalid in October 2015, the Privacy Shield might bring a legal clarity for businesses relying on transatlantic data transfers. [mehr]