JAN 26, 2021 | ASIA PACIFIC
Global Data Alliance Statement on ASEAN Model Contractual Clauses
SINGAPORE – January 26, 2021 – The Global Data Alliance congratulates ASEAN Member States and commends ASEAN’s efforts in developing the ASEAN Model Contractual Clauses (MCCs) as a voluntary data transfer mechanism. The MCCs provide useful guidance on important data protection aspects for companies to consider when drafting contractual terms and conditions surrounding the transfer of personal data.
Cross-border data transfers power innovation and growth across all sectors of the economy—from manufacturing and farming to local start-ups and modern service providers. These data flows are vitally important in modern trade and commerce.
The Global Data Alliance supports ASEAN’s continued efforts to promote an internationally interoperable approach to data transfers that will complement other data transfer mechanisms in use by enterprises throughout the region. Such efforts will support the growth of ASEAN’s burgeoning digital economy and drive productivity gains by facilitating cross-border data flows while protecting security and privacy.
About the Global Data Alliance
The Global Data Alliance (globaldataalliance.org) is a cross-industry coalition of companies that are committed to high standards of data responsibility and that rely on the ability to transfer data around the world to innovate and create jobs. The Alliance supports policies that help instill trust in the digital economy while safeguarding the ability to transfer data across borders and refraining from imposing data localization requirements that restrict trade.
Alliance members include BSA members and American Express, Amgen, AT&T, Citi, ITB360, LEGO, Mastercard, Medtronic, Panasonic, Pfizer, RELX, Roche, UDS Technology, United Airlines, Verizon, Visa, and WD-40 Company. These companies are headquartered across the globe and are active in the advanced manufacturing, aerospace, automotive, consumer goods, electronics, financial services, health, media and entertainment, natural resources, supply chain, and telecommunications sectors, among others. BSA | The Software Alliance administers the Global Data Alliance.
소프트웨어 연합(BSA | The Software Alliance, 이하 BSA)(www.bsa.org)은 각국 정부를 대상으로 세계 시장에서 전 세계 소프트웨어 업계를 대변하고 옹호하는 선도적 연합체입니다. 세계의 가장 혁신적 기업들이 회원사로 참여하며 경제에 활기를 불어 넣고 현대의 생활을 향상시키는 소프트웨어 솔루션을 만들어 내고 있습니다.
워싱턴 DC에 본부를 두고, 30개국이 넘는 국가들에서 운영되는 BSA는, 합법적 소프트웨어 사용을 증진시키고 기술 혁신을 촉진하며 디지털 경제의 성장을 추진하는 공공 정책을 지지하는 준법 프로그램들을 선도합니다.