Article on Personal Data Transfer Portugal - US

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Article on Personal Data Transfer from Portugal to the USA

Article posted 27/10/2015

On October 23, 2015 the Portuguese Data Protection Authority (CNPD) published its ruling on the impact of the Court of Justice of the European Union's (CJEU) decision  of October, 6, 2015 and declared invalid the European Commission's Decision 2000/520/EC, of July 26, which recognised that the Safe Harbor Principles ensured an adequate level of protection and under which, over the last 15 years, many transfers of personal data were legitimised from Europe to the US for American companies that voluntarily subscribed the Safe Harbor regime.

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