Sunday September 20, 2020

Cyber security: a case of the Schrems

Róisín Kiberd looks at what the end of Privacy Shield means for you and your business

6th September, 2020
A void in data protection law, and raises a great many further questions for Irish businesses looking to keep their data safe

In July of this year, Privacy Shield, a legal framework you might have heard of, was declared invalid in the European Union’s Court of Justice.

It hadn’t been around very long: designed to facilitate the transfer of personal data between Europe and the US, Privacy Shield appeared in 2016 as a replacement for Safe Harbour, a previous set of privacy principles which was also declared invalid, in a case known as Schrems I....

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