Binding Corporate Rules
Legally binding internal corporate privacy rules for transferring personal information within a corporate group. BCRs are typically used by corporations that operate in multiple jurisdictions, and they are alternatives to the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor and Model Contract Clauses. BCRs must be approved by the EU data protection authorities of the member states in which the corporation operates.
Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: F37; US25; E184-186
Associated law(s): EU Data Protection Directive