Privacy Shield update: around 1300 active participants after over 4 months from start

As of mid December 2016, around 1300 companies were active under the EU-US Privacy Shield, according to the US Department of Commerce official website.

The Privacy Shield Framework has now been effective for almost 4 months and it replaced the Safe Harbor, which had around 5,500 participants by 2016.

The US Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA), maintains the Privacy Shield official website where companies may find helpful information on the new framework.

More information on Safe Harbor is available here.

More information on Privacy Shield is available here

For more information, Federica Romanelli.

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