EPDB and EDPS adopt joint opinions on new SCCs

18/01/2021 | EDPB

The European Data Protection Board and the European Data Protection Supervisor have published joint opinions on the European Commission's new sets of standard contractual clauses. The first opinion covers SCCs for contracts between controllers and processors, while the second opinion focuses on SCCs for data transfers to third countries. The EDPB and EDPS state the draft SCCs provide a "reinforced level of protection" for data subjects, but added certain provisions could be improved or clarified, such as the scope of the SCCs and obligations regarding onward transfers.

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SCCs Standard Contractual Clause, Data Transfer

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