EU and US reach Privacy Shield data deal

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Members of the European Parliament during a plenary session in Strasbourg, France, February 2, 2016.

Commission, Department of Commerce will do an annual joint preview to substantiate the commitments made


STRASBOURG – Following tough negotiations, the European Union and the United States on February 2 reached a long-awaited agreement on the EU-US Privacy Shield, replacing the Safe Harbor Framework.

The new deal provides “a renewed and safe” framework for transatlantic data flows, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Věra Jourová told a press conference in Strasbourg with Vice President for the Digital Single Market on the European Commission Andrus Ansip.

Jourová announce...


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