Brexit and Data Transfers

Brexit and Data Transfers

If you are working with UK companies when Brexit takes place on the 31st of October, how you deal with data must also change in order for your business or organisation to be compliant with GDPR.

Third Country Data Transfers

Under GDPR  you will record where applicable, transfers of personal data to a third country or an international organisation, including the identification of that third country or international organisation and, in the case of transfers referred to in the second subparagraph of Article 49(1), the documentation of suitable safeguards in the regulations.


Brexit on the 31st of October for your business

If dealing with the UK from the 31st of Octobers you will need to understand;

  • What are transfers on the basis of an adequacy decision?
  • What transfers are subject to appropriate safeguards?
  • What is a legally binding and enforceable instrument between public authorities or bodies?
  • What is Article 49 – Derogations for specific situations?

Data Protection Qualifications

Knowing the answers to the above questions and understanding how this is going to look in practice for your business will save you time, money, stress and assist you in avoiding unnecessary problems with the regulatory body.

Having a good working knowledge of data protection legislation and acquiring data protection skills for your business is now vital for every organisation and business.

GDPR and Data Protection Training

The best solution for you could be hiring in a qualified expert.  Alternatively you can choose to develop key personnel with a qualification that is on the National Framework of Qualifications(QQI) and one that is also internationally recognised.

Next Steps for you

Before making a decision you can avail of a free appointment with a Talentpool Data Protection Advisory Consultant as to the next steps regarding compliancy and certification. This support is now in place and available for you to use. There is no charge for the consultation and interventions can be organised by phone or face to face where necessary.  Email Eamonn at or sign up here for more information.