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The European Commission has prepared a set of questions and answers as well as a flowchart to help companies understand when they can and when they cannot send personal data abroad. The European Union's Data Protection Directive protects the personal data of EU citizens from abuse and misuse. Organisations have a duty to protect …

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US?

The US is considered a safe place to send data?

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Stop

I note

India and China are not included.

any other favourite outsourcing countries?

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@ John Smith

My thoughts exactly. Particularly worrying that just about every financial institution has call centres in India.

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@John Smith

The problem is that the actual data & system isn't moved overseas, just the people who log onto the system. So the banks claim it isn't an issue. Yeah right....

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Still not to worry

As long as they're worked too hard to not copy your details and no one has got screen capture software loaded they have no problem.

Oh wait..

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