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Using personal data and data flows with EU/EEA after the transition period (updated)

Using personal data and data flows with EU/EEA after the transition period (updated)
November 18, 2020 SueCarr

At the end of the Brexit transition period, EU data protection law will be converted into UK domestic law, with some minor technical amendments to ensure it is operable in the UK.

UK and EU data protection law will therefore be aligned from 1 January. Although UK organisations may not need to do anything differently immediately to accommodate the Withdrawal Agreement requirements in practice, you may want to consider, where possible, taking stock of the personal data you hold to identify and track relevant legacy personal data to which EU data law applies in line with the Withdrawal Agreement requirements.

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