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New Socitm Insight Briefing 87: Data protection

Insight Briefing 87: Data protection: ?

Preparing for anticipated changes in data protection legislation is a timely topic for this month’s Briefing from Socitm Insight. In January the European Commission unveiled the newly agreed draft European Data Protection Regulation to replace the current Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC. This will effectively replace the current UK Data Protection Acts in about two year’s time. However, complying with some aspects of the new legislative framework could be difficult, so we advising beginning the preparations now.

The three month hiatus caused by the European Court of Justice striking down the Safe Harbour agreement with the USA was resolved with a new EU-US Privacy Shield. This is a political agreement, not yet a legal one, so what will it mean for UK public and voluntary sector clients of US cloud providers?

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