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New EU-US 'safe harbour' deal to include suspension clause

Thursday 10 December 2015 | 15:01 CET | News
The European Union's justice commissioner Vera Jourova has confirmed that the new data transfer deal between the European Union and the US will give the EU the right to suspend transfers in the absence of sufficient privacy guarantees. "In the new safe harbour there will be a suspension clause, saying that under concrete conditions we are going to suspend (it)," said Jourova at a Brussels conference, according to Reuters. The previous data-transfer agreement was struck down in a European Court of Justice ruling in October, leading the European Commission to scrap its previous designation of

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