UK: ICO CONSULTS ON NEW AGREEMENT FOR DATA TRANSFERS OUTSIDE THE UK

On 13 August, an article from Out-Law says that multinational businesses will welcome a UK regulator’s move to draft a UK-specific contractual addendum that they will be able bolt on to EU standard contractual clauses (SCC) concerning the international transfer of personal data.  The Information Commissioner’s Office has issued a consultation, alongside a new draft international data transfer agreement (IDTA). The draft IDTA is in effect the UK equivalent of the EU SCC.

https://ico.org.uk/about-the-ico/ico-and-stakeholder-consultations/ico-consultation-on-data-transferred-outside-of-the-uk/

https://www.pinsentmasons.com/out-law/news/ico-consults-on-new-agreement-for-data-transfers-outside-the-uk-

https://www.eversheds-sutherland.com/global/en/what/articles/index.page?ArticleID=en/Data-Protection/idta

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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