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directive on data protection

Directive on data protection (Directive 95/46/EC) was a European Union (EU) directive adopted in 1995 that was used as the basis for data protection laws of all EU member nations and that prohibited transfers of personal data to countries without "adequate" data protection.

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The directive was replaced in 2018 by the general data protection regulation (GDPR).


Directive 95/46/EC

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