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Israel receives adequacy status

DATA PROTECTION—ISRAEL, ANDORRA & EU

January 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.
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