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#PrivacyShield – European court declares the EU-US data sharing agreement invalid

#PrivacyShield – European court declares the EU-US data sharing agreement invalid

| July 16, 2020

Max Schrems standing outside the Irish Data Protection Commissioner’s office For the second time in less than five years, the Court of Justice of the European Union has found that an EU/US data-sharing agreement fails to meet EU data-protection standards. The ‘Safe Harbor’ agreement was struck down in 2015 and was quickly replaced with the […]

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#DataProtection – EU and US start discussions for Second Annual Review of #PrivacyShield

#DataProtection – EU and US start discussions for Second Annual Review of #PrivacyShield

| October 18, 2018

Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Commissioner Věra Jourová is meeting the US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross today (18 October) to launch discussions to review the EU-US Privacy Shield. Representatives of all US government departments in charge of running the Privacy Shield, including the Federal Trade Commission, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence […]

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#PrivacyShield: ‘Especially relevant with new US administration’

#PrivacyShield: ‘Especially relevant with new US administration’

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

The European Commission has published (19 October) its first annual report on the functioning of the EU- US Privacy Shield, the aim of which is to protect the personal data of anyone in the EU transferred to companies in the US for commercial purposes. When it launched the Privacy Shield in August 2016, the Commission […]

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#PrivacyShield: MEPs alarmed by US developments that undermine privacy safeguards #DataProtection

#PrivacyShield: MEPs alarmed by US developments that undermine privacy safeguards #DataProtection

New rules allowing the US National Security Agency (NSA) to share private data with other US agencies without court oversight, recent revelations about surveillance activities by a US electronic communications service provider and vacancies on US oversight bodies are among the concerns raised by MEPs in a resolution passed on Thursday. In the resolution, adopted […]

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#PrivacyShield: Restoring trust in transatlantic data flows through strong safeguards – European Commission presents EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

#PrivacyShield: Restoring trust in transatlantic data flows through strong safeguards – European Commission presents EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

| February 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The European Commission today (29 February) issued the legal texts that will put in place the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield and a Communication summarizing the actions taken over the last years to restore trust in transatlantic data flows since the 2013 surveillance revelations. In line with President Juncker’s political guidelines, the Commission has (i) finalized the […]

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#PrivacyShield European Commission and US agree on new framework for transatlantic data flows

#PrivacyShield European Commission and US agree on new framework for transatlantic data flows

| February 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

The European Commission and the US have agreed on a new framework for transatlantic data flows: the EU-US Privacy Shield. Today (3 February) the College of Commissioners approved the political agreement reached and has mandated Vice-President Andrus Ansip and Commissioner Věra Jourová to prepare the necessary steps to put the new arrangement in place. This […]

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#PrivacyShield West Midlands MEP welcomes new agreement for EU-US data transfers

#PrivacyShield West Midlands MEP welcomes new agreement for EU-US data transfers

| February 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Local MEP Daniel Dalton has today (3 February) welcomed the new EU-US Privacy Shield agreement which provides more protections for businesses and individuals in the West Midlands over data exchanged between the EU and US. The existing “Safe Harbour” deal was nulled void after a ruling by the European Court of Justice in October. A […]

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