Privacy Advisor

Why are more companies joining the U.S. - EU Safe Harbor privacy framework?

The U.S. Department of Commerce (U.S. DOC) recently held its 2009 International Conference on Cross Border Data Flows & Privacy in Washington, DC. The U.S. DOC announced at the conference that an increasing number of companies are choosing to self-certify compliance with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Privacy Framework (Safe Harbor). Every month, approximately 50 companies file initial self-certifications to the Safe Harbor, and approximately 150 companies submit annual re-certifications.

Already a member?

You must be logged in to access this content. Log in now to proceed.

Not an IAPP member?

It's easy and affordable to become an IAPP member, and you'll get access to the following great benefits:

  • News. You’re busy. We make it easy to stay on top of the headlines.
  • Networking. It’s all about who you know. Targeted online and in-person channels give you access to the people you want to meet.
  • Certification. Skilled privacy pros are in high demand. We can help you advance your career and increase your earning potential.
  • Resources. The newly revamped Resource Center is a one-stop-shop for practical tools and research to help you tackle your biggest challenges.
  • Alerts. The Privacy Tracker blog sorts through the clutter and gets to the heart of breaking legislative developments.

...and much more!