UK Issues New Model Clauses for International Data Transfers
The Bottom Line As a result of Brexit, the UK has introduced its own new documents to govern certain cross-border transfers of personal data.Businesses need to be aware of the similarities and differences between the EU and UK approaches. After Brexit took effect last year, the United Continue Reading
European Commission Adopts Revisions to Standard Contractual Clauses
The Bottom Line The revised SCCs published by the European Commission will provide businesses with more flexibility to enter data sharing arrangements with controllers and processors outside of the European Economic Area.Businesses should revisit their contractual arrangements and identify any Continue Reading
Don’t Smile at the Camera — New Biometric Data Laws
The Bottom Line The confluence of privacy, security, societal and other reasons have resulted in increased scrutiny over the use of biometric data through new proposed laws. In the absence of a consistent federal standard, businesses should assess their biometric data collection and use practices Continue Reading
T Minus 1 Year Until GDPR: Are You Ready for Take Off?
The Bottom Line It remains to be seen what will happen after the GDPR becomes effective on May 25, 2018. The GDPR compliance roadmap can be helpful for any organization that collects or processes personal data, whether or not an organization in or outside of the EU believes it is subject to the Continue Reading