The ICO revealed a statement on 13 November stating it’s reviewing the 2 suggestions revealed by the European Knowledge Safety Board (“EDPB”) in relation to European Important Assure for Surveillance Measures (here), and a suggestion for public session on supplemental switch instruments (here), which is open for remark till 30 November 2020.
The ICO has famous it’s reviewing the suggestions and can think about whether or not it must publish its personal steerage in the end. The ICO can be reviewing the revised draft of the Commonplace Contractual Clauses revealed by the European Fee (here), that are underneath session till 10 December 2020.
The ICO reiterated its recommendation that organisations ought to “take inventory of the worldwide transfers they made, and replace their practices as steerage and recommendation turns into accessible”. The ICO additionally famous it would proceed to use a threat based mostly and proportionate method to its oversight of worldwide transfers in accordance with its Regulatory Motion Coverage.
“The Schrems II judgment mentioned that supervisory authorities have an essential position to play within the oversight of worldwide transfers. As a part of this position we’re reviewing the suggestions and can think about whether or not we have to publish our personal steerage in the end.
“We’re additionally reviewing the European Fee’s new GDPR SCCs at present underneath session.
“We reiterate our recommendation that organisations ought to take inventory of the worldwide transfers they make, and replace their practices as steerage and recommendation change into accessible.
“We proceed to use a risk-based and proportionate method to our oversight of worldwide transfers in accordance with our Regulatory Motion Coverage.”