Vice-President Ansip and Commissioner Jourová discussed data protection with businesses

This morning, Vice-President Ansip and Commissioner Jourová met with business representatives to update them on the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, which aims at ensuring high data protection standards for transatlantic flows of data and bringing legal certainty to businesses. The Commission intends to put the new framework in place before the summer. They also discussed the recently adopted General Data Protection regulation, its implementation and its contribution to the Digital Single Market. More information on the Privacy Shield and on the Data Protection reform are available online.