European Commission Decision 2001/497/EC

Commission Decision on standard contractual clauses for the transfer of personal data to third countries, under Directive 95/46/EC


From the Decision:

The scope of this Decision is limited to establishing that the clauses in the Annex may be used by a controller established in the Community in order to adduce sufficient safeguards within the meaning of Article 26(2) of Directive 95/46/EC. The transfer of personal data to third countries is a processing operation in a Member State, the lawfulness of which is subject to national law.


Referenced Authority: Directive 95/46/EC, Article 26(2)


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