Article 44 of GDPR: General Principle For Transfers
Article 44 of GDPR sets the stage for the general principles related to the transfer of personal data to third countries or to an international organization.
Any transfer of personal data to third countries or to an international organization must comply with the requirements of GDPR.
Data controllers and data processors who need to transfer data to third countries must ensure that the processing of personal data provides a level of protection no less restrictive than that outlined in GDPR.
Article 44 marks the beginning of Chapter V of GDPR relating to the transfer of personal data to third countries.
Recitals applicable to Article 44 of GDPR
Relevant Recitals: 101, 102
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Cited Legislation in Article 44 or relevant recitals
GDPR Text: Article 44 of GDPR and Relevant Recitals
GDPR Text Source: EUR-Lex
Official GDPR Text: General Data Protection Regulation
Official GDPR Title: REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation), corrected by Corrigendum, OJL 127, 23.5.2018, p. 2 ((EU) 2016/679)