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TRUSTe Congratulates IBM on APEC Certification

August 20, 2013

TRUSTe congratulates IBM on the milestone achievement of being the first company to certify their data transfer practices with TRUSTe under the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Cross Border Privacy Rules (CPBR) system. One of the certification requirements is to have an Accountability Agent to certify compliance with the CBPRs. TRUSTe as the first Accountability Agent for APEC’s privacy framework, worked closely with IBM to ensure both online and offline data collection points were in compliance with the CBPR system.  TRUSTe will monitor ongoing compliance and deliver consultative services throughout the partnership. The safe handling of consumers’ personal information is crucial … Continue reading TRUSTe Congratulates IBM on APEC Certification