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Brief guidance

Overview - data protection and the EU

A brief overview of the changes to data protection since the UK left the EU and now has an approved adequacy decision.

Detailed guidance

Data protection and the EU - in detail

Detailed guidance about adequacy, international data transfers, European representatives, UK representatives and EU regulatory oversight, and law enforcement processing.

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