Legally Binding Instruments

Performing an international data transfer requires either the receiving country to be deemed adequate or appropriate safeguards to be in place.  One such safeguard is a legally binding instrument, which needs to be in place between public authorities or bodies. The legally binding instrument safeguard only applies to data transfers between public bodies or authorities. […]

International Data Transfers

Transferring personal data internationally is deemed higher risk and therefore safeguards, designed to provide the data subject with further protection, must be in place when transferring personal data. The laws of some countries are deemed ‘adequate’ by the EU as they are robust enough to provide the protection to the data subject without further change. […]