What does the UK/EU Trade Cooperation Agreement mean for Data Protection and Privacy Laws?

At 11pm UK time on the 31st December 2020 the transition period for the UK leaving the EU ended. The ‘Brexit Deal’ was struck and detailed in the ‘UK/EU trade cooperation agreement’. Emeritus College Fellow Steve Bax explains there is a new data protection regime that we need to follow. The GDPR is retained in domestic law now the transition period has ended, but the UK has the independence to keep the framework under review. The ‘UK GDPR’ sits alongside an amended version of the DPA 2018.

What does this mean for your organisation?

You can also read Steve's Insight about the rules changes.