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November 28 2017

EU Commission Releases Report On First Annual Review Of EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

The EU Commission's report and accompanying working document on the first annual review of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework states that the framework continues to ensure an adequate level of protection for personal data that is transferred from the EU to the U.S.
It also indicates that U.S. authorities have the necessary procedures to ensure the proper functioning of the Privacy Shield, including providing new redress possibilities for EU individuals and instituting appropriate safeguards regarding government access to personal data.
The Report states that Privacy Shield-related complaint-handling and enforcement procedures have been properly established.
The Report provides recommendations to help ensure the proper functioning of the Privacy Shield. The Report will now be sent to be sent to the European Parliament, the Council, the Article 29 Working Party, and U.S. authorities.
The Commission will then work with U.S. authorities to implement its recommendations.