EU Commission's first annual Privacy Shield review

When it launched the Privacy Shield in August 2016, the Commission committed to reviewing the Privacy Shield on an annual basis, to assess if it continues to ensure an adequate level of protection for personal data. This first review, published October 2017, shows that the Privacy Shield continues to ensure an adequate level of protection for the personal data transferred from the EU to participating companies in the U.S. It also offers suggestions to ensure the continued success of the agreement.
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