Today, the Court of Justice declared the Privacy Shield treaty between the European Union and the United States invalid. The Court has ruled that the data of residents of the European Union is not adequately protected by the United States, so the treaty is in violation of the GDPR. This means that the transfer of personal data from a country from the European Union to the United States is only possible if this can be considered necessary in accordance with Article 49 of the GDPR.

The standard clauses shared by the European Commission upon the entry into force of the GDPR for the transfer of personal data to processors in third countries are still valid.

Privacy Assistant has adapted its privacy statement tool to this statement.

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