EC adopts the adequacy decision on the EU-US Privacy Shield

Reference Number: IDPC006, Press Release Issue Date: Jul 12, 2016
After a lengthy process of negotiations with all the stakeholder involved, paticularly those in the US, The Europan Commission has today adopted an impl​ementing decision pursuant to Directive 95/46/EC on the adequacy of the protection provided by the EU-US Privacy Shield. The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield reflects the requirements set out by the European Court of Justice in its ruling on 6 October 2015, which declared the old Safe Harbour invalid, and provides the new framework for transatlantic data flows.​

The Commission's press release may be accessed by clicking here.

Clich here​ to view the full text of the EU-US Privacy Shield.