EU-US Data Privacy Framework

πŸ“š Your key resources for the Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework!

2 months ago   •   1 min read

By Rie Aleksandra Walle

Struggling to keep up with not only our ⚑️fast-changing regulatory landscape - but "just" with the EU-US Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework (DPF)? Bookmark this page and plan when to catch up, and dig through it all when you have time.

πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί From the European Commission

  • Their one-pager of the DPF.
  • Their Q&A (web, also see handy PDF at the end of the page).

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ From the US

  • Fact sheet from the White House: United States and European Commission Announce Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework.
  • Fact sheet from the White House: President Biden Signs Executive Order to Implement the European Union-U.S. Data Privacy Framework.
  • Statement on the Executive Order from the U.S. Secretary of Commerce.

πŸ’œ From NOYB & Max Schrems

  • Their first reaction and summary: Executive Order on US Surveillance unlikely to satisfy EU law.
  • Direct download (PDF) to their structured (very helpful!) version of the Executive Order with bookmarks down to layer 3.


  • Caitlin Fennessy, Chief Knowledge Officer at IAPP, informative article: The EU-US Data Privacy Framework: A new era for data transfers?
  • LinkedIn Live event The EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework & Next Steps for Data Transfers with Alex Joel (the American University Washington), Peter Swire (Georgia Tech and Alston & Bird), Gabriela Zanfir-Fortuna (Future of Privacy Forum), moderated by Caitlin Fennessy.

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