Data Protection and International Data Transfers
Transfers of Personal Data outside of the QFC must take place only when:
- The country or jurisdiction is on the QFC list of adequate jurisdictions – see the list of approved jurisdictions on the Data Protection Resources page.
- The transfers are made using the appropriate safeguards, such as the QFC’s Standard Contractual Clauses.
- A specific derogation applies – such as those outlined in Article 24(3) of the Regulations.
- In limited circumstances – as outlined in Article 24(4) of the Regulations.
See the Data Protection Resources page for the list of adequate jurisdictions and for the QFC’s Standard Contractual Clauses.