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EU Commission adopts new Standard Contractual Clauses

Article 46 of the GDPR lists Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) approved by the Commission, as an ‘appropriate safeguard’ for transfers of personal data to a third country that does not have adequacy status. In essence, SCCs are standard sets of contractual terms and conditions, approved by the European Commission, which…

Green Light for UK Adequacy

  The Decision On Monday 28th June 2021, the European Commission formally announced its adoption of two Adequacy Decisions for the United Kingdom, one under the General Data Protection Regulation and another under the Law Enforcement Directive. The decision came almost five years exactly since the UK’s referendum vote took…