Scandinavia: Safe Transfer
Using and transferring personal data in a multinational company poses a challenge. Caroline Olstedt Carlstrom details the rise in the use of binding corporate rules in Scandinavia
Multinational companies build up complex information structures to share data on an international level. However, sharing personal data on such a level brings with it questions of legality. In its working document for binding corporate rules (BCRs) for international data transfers, the article 29 working party has outlined principles that may be used to govern such transfers. Based on article 26(2) of the European Union (EU) Data Protection Directive, this forms the authority for the concept of BCRs.
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