Both countries, while accepting the EU standard contractual clauses as a compliance transfer mechanism still requires the clauses to be amended to reflect their own legal requirements. The big difference is that the Swiss requirements are very simple.
Restoration of simple EU-US data transfers hinges on assurances from the US that these communications will not be subject to government surveillance. A new research paper looks to untangle this problem and provide some sort of a path forward.
If the new rules are approved, a broad range of Chinese companies will be subject to screening of data transfers that involve personal information or pertain to critical infrastructure.
Annual Privacy Governance Report from IAPP and EY focuses on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on privacy professions, along with the Schrems II decision and the resulting complications it has created for data transfers.
One probe calls TikTok’s #GDPR compliance into question due to data transfers to China. The other is on a theme that has been causing TikTok problems for years now: its collection and handling of the personal data of children.
Germany's data protection authority has determined that Zoom's data transfers to the U.S. are in violation of the terms of the GDPR in light of the Schrems II ruling, and has issued a formal warning.
EU data transfer mechanisms are in a state of flux, and the additional complications of Brexit can leave organizations wondering how best to navigate this current area of uncertainty.
The world around is changing fast. This is leading to new privacy challenges and organizations need new approaches, strategies and actions for protecting privacy.
Max Schrems, chairperson of noyb, has directed his organization to file over 100 privacy complaints against major businesses engaging in data transfers with the US.
Top court in Europe struck down the Privacy Shield agreement that governed EU-US data transfers and can potentially limits data sharing with other countries via companies in the US.