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Cross-border Data Transfer

The transfer of personal data from one legal jurisdiction, such as the EU, to another, such as the US. Many data protection laws place major restrictions on cross-border data transfers.

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DPA

An acronym for Data Protection Authority. This is an independent public authority set up to supervise and enforce data protection laws in the EU. Each EU member state has its own DPA.

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CPO

An acronym for Chief Privacy Officer. This is an executive within an organization responsible for managing compliance with privacy laws and policies.

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