In my previous blog post titled Google joins the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, I outlined the background of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Agreement (hereinafter referred to as the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield), which entered into force on August 1, 2016. In this post, I’ll take a look at the outcomes from the European Commission’s first annual review of the implementation of the EU-US Privacy Shield.
When we talk to customers and prospects about enterprise software in the cloud – such as Google G Suite – we often encounter reservations about privacy and data security. Do US companies such as Google, Microsoft & Co. really maintain the high standards that are legally binding in Germany and the EU? Attorney Wikey Chada takes a look at the facts.