Global data privacy suffers major blow (Guest Commentary)

European court rules Safe Harbor structure between U.S., Europe invalid
By Ian Turnbull
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/30/2015

The European Court of Justice in Luxembourgh recently ruled that the “Safe Harbor” structure between the United States and the European Union (EU) is invalid.  

Safe Harbor was the means by which U.S.-based firms could get a blanket approval regarding the movement of personal data, including human resources data, between the U.S. and EU member countries.