Safe Harbor Secures Data Transfers Between the U.S. and the E.U.


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In response to the European Commission's Directive on Data Protection, the Safe Harbor principles provide a framework to ensure the adequacy of transatlantic data transfer security. The framework provides a cooperative standard that adheres to the needs of the EU, thus reducing bureaucracy and timelines when dealing in the transfer of information. When sharing customer information – or any type of personally identifiable information – with organizations in the EU, use these guidelines to align with Safe Harbor principles and improve the transfer process.

Avert Data Transfer Danger

The Safe Harbor program enhances privacy protection in order to meet the EU standards for the transfer of personally identifiable data. Consequently, through a well-structured and predictable process, data is able to flow between the 27 EU member states and the self-certified Safe Harbor companies of the US This translates into quick and reliable information transfer, ultimately improving business practices.

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