Croatian Personal Data Protection Agency Publishes EU-US Privacy Shield Guidebook

privacy_shield_datenschutz-595x4403 October 2016, VG Intelligence Weekly Issue 24

On 12 July 2016, the European Commission adopted the implementing decision 2016/1250 on the adequacy of the protection provided by the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield.  The Privacy Shield allows for personal data to be transferred from the EU to a company in the United States, provided that the company processes (i.e. uses, stores and further transfers) the personal data according to a strong set of data protection rules and safeguards. On 27 September, the Croatian Personal Data Protection Agency (AZOP) published a guidebook for citizens explaining the purpose and scope of using the Privacy Shield…

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