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The Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) published a guidance note on 13 September 2018 on the potential implications for data protection in a ‘no deal’ Brexit scenario. There weren’t any great surprises in the guidance, which concludes that if the UK is not given “adequacy” status then post Brexit UK data importers will need to rely on established mechanisms to legitimise data transfers from the EU, such as EU standard contractual clauses.