This week, the European Commission adopted a new adequacy decision for the EU-US Data Privacy Framework. Max Schrems, the influential Austrian lawyer and data privacy activist who already successfully had the two previous incarnations of the treaty overturned by the European Court of Justice (CJEU), nevertheless sees the new treaty as little more than a copy of the failed “Privacy Shield”.
European companies using US-based services are increasingly burdened with the responsibility of conducting and documenting data protection assessments.
Tags: GDPR // Transactional Email
As a founding member of the international non-profit organization GAIA-X AISBL , Retarus is representing the communication, data security, and EU data protection interests of its European customers in the global GAIA-X cloud initiative.
Tags: Europe // GAIA-X // GDPR // Privacy // Privacy Shield
“Authorities should immediately stop using Microsoft” was the strident tone echoed across headlines following a recent press release issued by a German state Data Protection Commissioner. However, there are cloud services that are fully GDPR compliant.
Tags: Cloud Services // Data Protection // GDPR
In response to a complaint by the Austrian data rights activist Max Schrems, the Court of Justice of the European Union declared the EU-USA data protection agreement “Privacy Shield” invalid on 16 July 2020. This means that the second agreement on the protection of personal data of EU citizens in the USA has already failed after the “Safe Harbour” agreement was stopped...
Tags: CJEU // Data pPrivacy // Data Protection // GDPR // Privacy Shield