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EC releases text of data protection deal with US

Monday 29 February 2016 | 16:52 CET | News
The European Commission has released the text of the proposed 'Privacy Shield' agreed with the US, which is expected to replace the previous safe harbour designation on data transfers from the EU to the US.  The publication includes a draft "adequacy decision" from the Commission as well as the Privacy Shield Principles companies have to abide by and written commitments by the US government on the enforcement of the arrangement, including assurance on the safeguards and limitations concerning access to data by public authorities. The EC found that the safeguards in the new agreement should

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