Israel receives adequacy status
DATA PROTECTION—ISRAEL, ANDORRA & EUJanuary 6, 2010
The Article 29 Data Protection Working Party has deemed that Israel offers an adequate level of data protection. The party released its Opinion 6/2009 yesterday. "The Working Party believes that Israel guarantees an adequate level of protection according to provision 6 of Article 25 of Directive 95/46/EC...on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data..." the document states. The principality of Andorra also has received adequacy status from the Working Party.