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What is the E.U.-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework & How Does Certification Work?

What is the E.U.-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework & How Does Certification Work?

August 4, 2016 at 10:09 AM - compliance,

The E.U.-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework was formally approved July 12, 2016 when the E.U. Commission deemed the Privacy Shield Framework “adequate” to enable data transfers under E.U. law. U.S. businesses that meet the Privacy Shield requirements can self-certify online beginning August 1. U.S. businesses processing E.U. customer or employee data, or with plans to do so in the near future, should consider Privacy Shield certification.

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