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BCRs for processors from 1 January 2013

From: Christine Runnegar <runnegar@isoc.org>
Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2012 17:02:07 +0100
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Press release (21 December 2012)

Article 29 Data Protection Working Party
European data protection Authorities launch Binding Corporate Rules for processors

"The European data protection authorities, assembled in the Article 29 Working Party (WP29), have at their 88th plenary meeting decided to launch Binding Corporate Rules (BCR) for processors from 1 January 2013. BCR for processors are internal codes of conduct regarding data privacy and security, to ensure that transfers of personal data outside the European Union by a processor, who acts on behalf of his clients and under their instructions, will take place in accordance with the EU rules on data protection. ..."

See - http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/article-29/press-material/press-release/art29_press_material/20121221_pr_bcrs_en.pdf
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