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Data transfers after Schrems

Now that the Court of Justice of the European Union has declared invalid the Commission's decision authorising the US Safe Harbour you need to know what do about transferring data to the US. Contact me for a copy of my 8-point guide.

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Data transfers – what now?

As has been widely publicised, the Court of Justice of the European Union has followed the Advocate General's opinion in the Schrems case and has declared invalid the European Commission's decision authorising Safe Harbour. This was a case referred from Ireland about Mr Schrems' objections to Facebook transferring his data to the USA. Interestingly, in… Continue reading Data transfers – what now?

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Lights out for Safe Harbour. For now

So that's official then. The Court of Justice has upheld the Advocate General's opinion in the Schrems case that the Safe Harbour Decision is invalid. The European Commission is about to hold a press conference... ICO response here. UPDATE 6/10/15: The European Commission has confirmed that data transfers can continue even in the absence of… Continue reading Lights out for Safe Harbour. For now