The consequences of Brexit for international data transfers

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This guidance is provided in order to help companies, public bodies and Luxembourg associations that are transferring personal data to the United Kingdom, and which continue such transfers in 2021.

Following the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union, on 1 February 2020, a transition period started on 1 February 2020 and ended on 31 December 2020.

Following negotiations, the United Kingdom and the European Union have reached a trade and cooperation agreement, published on 25 December 2020. This agreement contains an interim provision for transmission of personal data to the United Kingdom, for no more than 6 months.

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