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The European Commission adopted a new set of Standard Contractual Clauses (“New SCCs”), effective 27 June 2021, for the transfer of personal data to non-EU regions. From 27 September 2021 onwards, data exporters and data importers can only conclude contracts which incorporate the New SCCs for the transfer of personal data out of the European Union. The PCPD has published an FAQ on the practical implications of the New SCCs for cross-border data transfer agreements using the New SCCs.
Key takeaways include:
The New SCCS provide for engagement of sub-processors of personal data by a data importer.
For the full version of the FAQ, please visit the PCPD’s website.
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