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Staying protected, no matter what happens with Brexit

Whether we stay or leave the EU, data protection remains an important concern for organisations. Dr Sam De Silva explains the steps needed to ensure you’re on top of things.

Once the UK has left the EU, it will be outside the Privacy Shield. FAQs for the Privacy Shield have been updated by the US Department of Commerce to cover a number of Brexit scenarios. These FAQs state that if there was no deal by 29 March, organisations that intended to rely on the Privacy Shield would have to take specific steps, such as:

Model language for these updates is provided in the FAQs.