Last Published: 10/3/2016


To confirm whether an organization is a Privacy Shield Participant, go to the Privacy Shield List and search alphabetically or by typing in the organization name in the search bar.
 

To confirm that the type of information to be transferred is covered by the organization’s Privacy Shield commitments:

  • Click on the organization’s name within the Privacy Shield List.
  • Within the organization’s Privacy Shield record, review the “other covered entities” section as well as the “types of data collected.”


To review the privacy policy that applies to the covered information:

  • Within the organization’s Privacy Shield record, click on the link to the relevant privacy policy (HR or non-HR).


If questions arise, contact the Privacy Shield organization or, if needed, the U.S. Department of Commerce Privacy Shield Team.

  • At the bottom of the organization’s Privacy Shield record, click on “Questions or Complaints” to access relevant contact information for the organization.
  • If you have additional questions, you can contact the U.S. Department of Commerce Privacy Shield Team by clicking here and submitting an inquiry via the "Outreach and Education" tab.