The new EU-US privacy shield

By | Thursday July 21st, 2016

The Commission adopted on 12 July 2016 its decision on the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield. The decision follows the decision of  the Court of Justice of the European Union that, on 6 October 2015, had declared the Commission’s 2000 Decision on EU-US Safe Harbour invalid.

The article 29 Data Protection working party adopted an opinion about the draft text of the Shield on April 16th 2016.

The new provision that regulates the private data export to the US will be in force immediately.

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About Sergio Fumagalli

Vice President Zeropiu Spa, system integrator specialized in digital identity and data security with operations in Italy and in the Nordics. After serving as MP in the Italian Parliament, I started a professional collaboration with the Data Protection Italian Authority and a professional activity on these topics. Co-author of “Privacy guida agli adempimenti”, IPSOA, 2004, 2005 a book on compliance to the Italian Law. Since 2008 member of the Oracle Community for Security - http://c4s.clusit.it/views/Homepage.html - and since 2014 member of the board of Clusit a leader association on IT Security in Italy Between 2004 and 2012 member of the board of Webank Spa, the online banc of the Banca Popolare di Milano group.

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