Privacy Advisor

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

01.01.2010
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.

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