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EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework was designed by the U.S. Department of Commerce and European Commission to provide companies on both sides of the Atlantic with a mechanism to comply with EU data protection requirements when transferring personal data from the European Union to the United States in support of transatlantic commerce.

Learn more at PrivacyShield.gov.

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How to Join Privacy Shield: Guide to Self-Certification

The Department of Commerce began accepting self-certifications to the Privacy Shield on August 1, 2016. The following guide to self-certification is provided to assist companies as they review the Framework and prepare to self-certify. As explained in greater detail in section three below, as part of this process, companies will need to identify an independent dispute resolution provider prior to...

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

‎The Privacy Shield Framework provides a set of robust and enforceable protections for the personal data of EU individuals. This page includes related statements and fact sheets from the U.S. Department of Commerce and the European Commission.