The decision invalidating the adequacy of the EU-US Safe Harbor framework left a considerable gap in the options available to organisations seeking to legitimize data transfers to the US. However, the EU data protection authorities made it clear that they expected those organisations to ensure an adequate level of protection for European data at all times.

Following the adoption of the EU-US Privacy Shield, here is our high level analysis of the possible options available and our recommendations for choosing the right one: 

Click here to view the table.