Privacy Shield

10 Step Checklist to Self Certifying with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework Annually

With over 2,000 companies so far taking advantage of the EU-US Privacy Shield Arrangement to transfer information from the European Union to the US, a need certainly exists in the marketplace for compliance solutions to cross-border data flows. For companies transitioning over to Privacy Shield, or even those self-certifying to Privacy Shield for the first time, our team of privacy experts is here to assist in navigating this complex new framework. Below is a high-level checklist privacy practitioners and in-house counsel can use to illustrate the key steps every organization must complete before self certifying under the new arrangement.

Contributors: Michael Egan, Amy de La Lama and Harry Valetk