Keypoint: The European Commission will consider the joint opinion and public comments and decide whether to modify the draft standard contractual clauses.
On January 15, 2021, the European Data Protection Board (EDBP) and European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) issued joint opinions on the European Commission’s two draft standard contractual clauses (SCCs) issued in November 2020. The first draft SCCs concern the transfer of personal data to third countries. The second draft SCCs concern the transfer of personal data between controllers and processors in the EEA. Both SCCs were open for public comment until December 10, 2020.
The below post will focus on the joint opinion on the draft SCCs concerning international data transfers (hereinafter “Cross-Border Transfer SCCs”).
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