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International data transfers under the GDPR
Use this step-by-step guide to determine whether your school can lawfully share personal data with countries outside the European Economic Area. This includes sending it directly to an international organisation or when it’s kept in a server abroad.
- What is an international data transfer?
- Your first step: do you really need to transfer the data?
- Will it be a 'restricted transfer'?
- Does the receiving country have an 'adequacy decision' from the EC?
- Do you have an appropriate safeguard in place?
- Is the transfer covered by an exception?
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