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International data flows confusion cleared up by EU data protection body

By Sam Clark
  • 19 Nov 2021 12:32
  • 19 Nov 2021 12:32
Foreign companies must follow EU rules on transferring citizens’ data outside the bloc, even if they are already subject to the General Data Protection Regulation under its “extraterritorial” scope, the European Data Protection Board has said.

The EDPB, which groups national privacy regulators, issued guidelines today on the relationship between rule

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Sam Clark


Sam has covered data privacy and security in the UK and Ireland for MLex since November 2021. He previously covered data protection for trade publication Global Data Review, as well as reporting on technology, media and telecoms businesses for S&P Global. He has a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in journalism, both from the University of Kent.

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