A new agreement on the transfer of EU air passengers' personal data to the US Department of Homeland Security was approved by the Civil Liberties Committee of the European Parliament on 27 March.

The deal sets the legal conditions for the transfer of this data and covers issues such as storage periods, purpose of the data use, data protection safeguards and administrative and judicial redress.

The EU-US PNR deal was approved with 31 votes in favour, 23 against and one abstention...

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