EU-US Umbrella agreement

The European Union and the United States have clinched a deal protecting personal data shared for law enforcement purposes such as terrorism investigations, according to a document seen by Reuters.

The two sides have been negotiating for four years over the so-called "umbrella agreement" that would protect personal data exchanged between police and judicial authorities in the course of investigations, as well as between companies and law enforcement authorities.

Country: EU

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: European Bodies

Tags: law enforcement, EU-US, Umbrella agreement, data protection, privacy policy, personal data, anti-terrorism, negotiations

Posted on Wednesday 9 September 2015

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