SaaS Agreements: EU-US Adequacy Decision – Update

Following the Schrems II judgment, the EU-US Privacy Shield was declared invalid, meaning that SaaS suppliers and SaaS customers have to use standard contractual clauses (SCS) or BCRs when making transfers of EEA (or UK) personal data to the USA. In addition, SaaS customers and SaaS suppliers are required to carry out a data transfer impact assessment (DTIA) prior to transferring any personal data from the EEA or UK to a “third country” i.e. the USA.

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