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Safe Harbor update: European Commission issues communication following Safe Harbor invalidation – Safe Harbor 2.0 in three months?

On 6 November, the European Commission released a communication on the implications of the Court of Justice of the European Union’s decision invalidating the Safe Harbor framework. The key message, which echoes previous announcements by data protection authorities and the Article 29 Working Party, is that data exporters are ultimately responsible for ensuring that transfers … Continue Reading

Round-up of Safe Harbor guidance issued by EU Data Protection Authorities

October has been a busy month for Data Protection Authorities in the EU. Following the Court of Justice of the European Union’s judgment in Maximillian Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner (C-362-14) on 6 October, uncertainty ruled. Businesses and DPAs alike struggled to come to terms with the implications of the invalidation of Safe Harbor. This week, … Continue Reading

EU Art. 29 Working Party Letter on Health Data and Apps

The EU Article 29 Working Party (“WP29”) has published a letter to the European Commission (“EC”) on the scope of health data in relation to lifestyle and well-being apps, following the EC’s Working Document on mHealth and the outcome of its public consultation, which generated interest in strong privacy and security tools, and strengthened enforcement … Continue Reading
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