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Belgisches Gericht entscheidet: Verschlüsselung als zusätzliche Maßnahme beim Datenexport

Belgian court rules: Encryption as an additional measure when exporting data

The Belgian Council of State ruled on August 19, 2021 (case number 251.378) that encryption of data during data export can be an appropriate measure to ensure an adequate level of data protection. Golem.de reported on this on Sept. 17, 2021, and gdprhub.eu also dealt with it. The Belgian ruling now confirms the view of many data protection experts that encryption can be used under certain conditions to export data to insecure third countries in compliance with the law. This question had been hotly debated since the ECJ’s Schrems II ruling.

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Personenbezogene Daten als Währung des 21. Jahrhunderts - Daten - Personenbezogene Daten - Währung - Datenschutz - DSGVO - Datenübermittlung - Datenverarbeitung

Personal data as the currency of the 21st century

“Knowledge is power” and knowledge about potential prospects and customers is of enormous value. Data trading has therefore been a flourishing industry for years. Read more

Internationale Datentransfers - Anwendungsbereich der neuen Standardvertragsklauseln

International Data Transfers – Scope of the New Standard Contractual Clauses

The data processing operations, which are becoming more and more complex as a result of globalization, are a challenge for many companies, not least in terms of data protection law. The fact that data processing does not take place centrally, but often takes place internationally scattered in a transmission chain, requires a close look at the possibilities for legitimation. It is therefore necessary to take a closer look at the new standard contractual clauses and what options they offer. In the following article, the topic of the so-called onward transfer of personal data between processors outside the EU is to be examined. In contrast to transmission, further transmission means the transfer of data from one processor to another processor.

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Großbritannien ist sicheres Drittland -

Great Britain is safe third country

On 28. June 2021, the European Commission issued the expected adequacy decision for the United Kingdom. This means that the UK is considered a safe third country and data transfers can take place from 01. July 2021 in accordance with Art. 46 GDPR on the basis of this adequacy decision.

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