Overview of the Security Assessment Measures on Cross-border Data Transfer (Draft for Comments)
The Cyberspace Administration of China (hereinafter referred to as the ‘CAC’) released the Security Assessment Measures on Cross-border Data Transfer (Draft For Comments ）(《数据出境安全评估办法(征求意见稿)》, hereinafter referred to as the ‘Measures’) seeking public comments on 29 October 2021. The Measures address the issue of conducting security assessment for transfer of data from China to overseas recipients. This article briefly summarizes the key provisions of the Measures which may impact those entities who are transferring or are to transfer data to overseas recipients.
1. Scope of Application
Unless otherwise prescribed by laws …