Cross-border processing and transfers

GDPR distinguishes between cross-border processing and transfers to third countries or international organization. If the controller of processor wants to cross-border processing or transfer data to third countries (outside EU /EEA) or international organization, he has to meet criteria in article 6/1 of GDPR (in case of special categories of personal data, also article 9/2 of GDPR). He also has to be compliant principles in article 5 of GDPR, especially principle of lawfulness. 

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Cross-border processing

04.08.2014 - 13:56

According article 1/3 of GDPR: The free movement of personal data within the Union shall be neither restricted nor prohibited for reasons connected with the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data. The proper functioning of the internal market requires that the free movement of personal data within the Union is not restricted or prohibited for reasons connected with the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data.

 

According article 4/23 of GDPR ‘cross-border processing’ means either:

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