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Ten Reasons to Implement the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

August 15, 2016

Hilary Wandall, General Counsel & Chief Data Governance Officer at TRUSTe summarizes the top 10 reasons to implement the new EU-U.S. Privacy Shield even if you’ve implemented or have been working on implementing Model Contractual Clauses (MCCs). At TRUSTe, we have nearly 20 years of experience working with thousands of companies to assess their privacy practices, and with many others to verify their compliance with regulatory frameworks like APEC CBPR system and the former U.S.-EU Safe Harbor. This work has taught us that there are a number of legal, compliance and business benefits to implementing comprehensive privacy programs to manage international data … Continue reading Ten Reasons to Implement the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

TRUSTe Expands Offerings and Partners with PactSafe and Leading Law Firms to Help Companies Comply with EU Privacy Rules

December 07, 2015

In order to manage the privacy and operational challenges of implementing Model Contract Clauses (MCC) to maintain compliance with EU data protection laws, TRUSTe has introduced a new Model Contract Clause privacy assessment and partnered with PactSafe and a number of leading law firms. This solution comes after the Oct. 6th ruling by the European Court of Justice, which invalidated the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor framework. “The Safe Harbor Ruling has left many companies rudderless without a clear way to stay compliant with EU rules,” said Chris Babel, CEO of TRUSTe. “While the prospect of a new Safe Harbor 2.0 agreement … Continue reading TRUSTe Expands Offerings and Partners with PactSafe and Leading Law Firms to Help Companies Comply with EU Privacy Rules

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