Monthly Archives: September 2012

Uruguay receives adequacy determination from EU for personal data protections.

Author: Laureli Mallek, Legal Fellow, Privacy and Technology Project 2012 At the end of August, the European Union determined that Uruguay's privacy laws provide an adequate level of protection.  This allows companies, governments, or individuals to transfer personal information from Europe to Uruguay without the use of model contract clauses, binding corporate rules, or the US-EU and US-Swiss Safe Harbor program.  At first glance, achieving “adequacy” may…
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