EU-US Safe Harbor invalidated. What’s next? [Legal Flash]

The European Court of Justice has ruled that the “Safe Harbor” agreement that allowed the transfer of European citizens’ personal data to the U.S. is no longer valid.

Under a decision of the European Court of Justice of October 6th, 2015 (Case C-362/14), the administrative ade-quacy mechanism named "Safe Harbor" which had been admitted between the European Commission and the Department of Commerce of the United States (Decision 2000/520 / EC of 26 July 2000) 15 years ago, allowing the legal transfer of European citizens personal data to the member companies has been declared invalid.

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