News stories tagged with data transfers

EU formally approves Uruguay’s adequacy

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05/09/2012 by:

The European Commission issued its decision on 21 August on Uruguay’s adequacy for transfers of personal data from the European Union (Official Journal L 227, 23/08/2012). The Commission says that the legal standards for the protection of personal...

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EU DPAs recommend Monaco to be considered as adequate for data transfers

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28/09/2012 by:

The EU’s Data Protection Working Party has analysed the extent to which the Monaco DP regime fulfils the requirements for data transfers under the EU Data Protection Directive, and says that Monaco's DP law provides an adequate level of protection...

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US enacts law to provide some privacy rights for EU citizens

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01/03/2016 by:

President Obama signed, on 24 February, the Judicial Redress Bill which gives Europeans the right to sue the United States for unlawful disclosure of personal information. The new right is the same as that afforded to American citizens under the...

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EU to start adequacy talks with Japan and Korea

11/01/2017 by:

The EU Commission sets the strategic framework for "adequacy decisions" as well as other tools for data transfers and international data protection instruments in its Communication published yesterday, 10 January. The Commission says that it will...

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Government reaffirms its commitment to ensure unhindered data flows

01/03/2017 by:

The government has today launched its Digital Strategy, which aims to ‘make Britain the best place to start and grow a digital business, or trial a technology.’ The strategy has seven pillars, including ‘data economy; unlocking the power of data i...

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Denham: Best way forward would be to obtain an adequacy finding from the EU

14/03/2017 by:

Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner, is recommending to the government that the UK applies for an EU adequacy finding for data transfers. Giving evidence at the House of Lords EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee on 8 March, Denham said that an...

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