The Commission also released a draft “adequacy decision”. Once adopted, the adequacy decision establishes that “the safeguards provided when data are transferred under the new EU-U.S. Privacy Shield are equivalent to data protection standards in the EU”.
The next steps are the following:
- a committee consisting of representatives of the Member States will be consulted and
- the Article 29 Working Party will issue an opinion.
The Commission shared with the public all the correspondence that it exchanged with the American Government.
Correspondence with US Government:
For more information, Francesca Giannoni-Crystal.