UK International Data Transfer Agreement

The new UK International Data Transfer Agreement (“IDTA”) and Addendum to the new 2021 EU Standard Contract Clauses (“New EU SCCs”) are now in force (as of the 21 March 2022), providing much needed certainty for UK organisations transferring personal data to service providers and group companies based outside of the UK/EEA.

The IDTA and

The UK data protection regulator, the Information Commissioner’s Office (the “ICO”) has finalised its new UK data transfer agreement and addendum to the new EU Standard Contractual Clauses (EU SCCs) following its consultation last year. From 21 March 2022, (subject to Parliamentary approval) organisations in the UK will be able to choose whether to use