Breaking down the EDPB's post-'Schrems II' data transfer guidance

11/11/2020 | IAPP

The EDPB has handed companies around the world a new map to guide global data flows Wednesday with its anxiously awaited recommendations on supplementary measures alongside a second document on EU essential guarantees. Taken together, these two documents outline an assessment process for the sufficiency of foreign protections under EU law when personal data is sent abroad and a set of EU-approved safeguards that companies can implement even when foreign protections are judged lacking compared to EU legal standards. This article breaks down this significant guidance and its step-by-step recommendations.

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