Goodbye Safe Harbor, Hello Privacy Shield.

Having customers or employees in the EU requires you have an approved EU Data Transfer mechanism in place. Those who previously relied on Safe Harbor for compliance now officially have a replacement with the new Privacy Shield Framework.

What now? The US Department of Commerce (DOC) is now accepting Privacy Shield applications and providing a strong incentive to self-certify before September 30, 2016.

This solutions brief provides a summary of each of the EU Data Transfer mechanism options, with special emphasis on Privacy Shield, including a summary of benefits and tradeoffs, along with case studies and solution options.

Key Takeaways:

Summary of Privacy Shield Requirements

Comparison of Privacy Shield to Model Contract Clauses and Binding Corporate Rules (BCRs)

Options for Privacy Shield Compliance

Sample Case Studies