Zuzanna Gulczyńska, ‘A certain standard of protection for international transfers of personal data under the GDPR’

“The General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) uses not less than six different expressions to describe the standard(s) of protection required for international transfers of data, ie the transfers of personal data to third countries or international organizations. The one that recurs most often is the adequate level of protection requirement. However, in provisions other than Article 45 GDPR (governing international transfers based on the Commission’s adequacy decisions), also notions such as appropriate safeguards, appropriate level of protection, and suitable safeguards appear. Recital 104 GDPR, in its turn, refers to essentially equivalent level of protection …”

Zuzanna Gulczyńska, A certain standard of protection for international transfers of personal data under the GDPR, International Data Privacy Law, https://doi.org/10.1093/idpl/ipab013. Published: 10 June 2021.

First posted 2021-06-14 15:30:45

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