DPA approves first European code of conduct for cloud

June 29, 2021 | Publication

On 20 May 2021, after the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) filed a favourable opinion on 19 May 2021, the Belgian Data Protection Authority (DPA) approved the EU Cloud Code of Conduct ('the code'), the first transnational code of conduct adopted in the European Union since the entry into force of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The code has been operational ever since. The DPA also accredited Scope Europe as the monitoring body for ensuring its members' compliance with the code, affording it the authority to impose penalties.

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