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EU U.S. Privacy Shield: a Tale of Two Continents

Feb 29, 2016 10:00:00 AM / by PrivacyPerfect posted in USA, EU, GDPR Compliance, Privacy Shield, US, Data Privacy, Data Protection

The COM(2016) 117 document issued today by the Commission clarifies the EU U.S. Privacy Shield agreed on February 2. Its first part reads like an advertising brochure for the new Regulation (GDPR) which is not issued yet and will take another two years to become effective. Its current relevance to the demised Safe Harbour agreement is not at all clear. It seems more of an attempt to emphasise how serious the Commission’s

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