Privacy Shield Overview

What is Privacy Shield?

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

Privacy Shield is a program companies implement in order to give users rights to the data about themselves that is stored or processed by the company that implements the program.


More resources

Below are links to the various rights that users have under Privacy Shield and how to exercise them if so desired.

  1. Right to be informed
  2. Right to data portability and access
  3. Right to data rectification

Privacy Shield Compliant Privacy Policy

Company point of contact for privacy inquiries

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