International Regulatory Strategy Group
Published 15 Feb 2022
In response to legal uncertainty, the EDPB guidelines aim to clarify the interplay between Article 3 and the provisions of the GDPR on international transfers in Chapter V, in order to assist controllers and processors in the EU in identifying whether a processing activity constitutes a transfer to a third country or to an international organisation and, as a result, whether they have to comply with the provisions of Chapter V of the GDPR. To assist with this, the Guidelines provide a set of criteria that qualify a processing as a transfer, alongside examples of specific processing.
In responding, our aim is to: