Privacy Shield

Independent Recourse  Mechanisim (IRM)

PrivacyTrust is an accredited provider for the Department of Commerce, offering an IRM solution for Privacy Shield

The PrivacyTrust
Privacy Shield IRM program

Our Independent Recourse Mechanism is a comprehensive solution for companies looking to self-certify their compliance with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and/or the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as established by the U.S. Department of Commerce.

The program offers guidance and support throughout the self-certification process, including:

Assistance with the application process and ongoing support after certification.

A dispute resolution service to handle any disputes that may arise (IRM)

An outside compliance review service to verify compliance with the framework’s requirements

Privacy Policy review to ensure compliance with the framework’s requirements

Findings report to document the results of the review and any recommended actions

Data security review to verify the organization’s data protection measures

Ongoing advice to provide ongoing support and assistance

Vendor management to oversee the organization’s relationships with third-party service providers

DoC registration guidance to assist with registering with the Department of Commerce

Website privacy seal to demonstrate compliance with the framework

With PrivacyTrust’s Privacy Shield program, companies can have confidence in their compliance with the framework and their ability to protect the personal data of EU and Swiss citizens.

Privacy Shield Certification Informations

Privacy Shield Requirements
Privacy Shield Principles
Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield
Privacy Shield Questions and Answers
Privacy Shield Dispute Resolution
Other Information
Privacy Shield Arbitration Contributions

Helping your business exceed the compliance standard.

Our team of experienced privacy attorneys & certified privacy professionals have a proven track record of delivering privacy frameworks and data privacy solutions, tailored to your business needs.