Data Protection Authorities

This site provides information to help data protection authorities in Europe connect with appropriate U.S. authorities to address any questions that arise regarding the Privacy Shield, as well as material on the Privacy Shield that may be used by such data protection authorities on their own sites.

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DPA Liaison at the Department of Commerce

The Department of Commerce has established a dedicated contact to act as a liaison with data protection authorities and the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (collectively DPAs). Information is available here on how the liaison can assist DPAs with regard to the Privacy Shield.


Privacy Shield page on the FTC website

The FTC maintains a website related to their Privacy Shield work.


Privacy Shield Participants List

You can find the list of Privacy Shield participants here along with information regarding each participant’s certification, such as the type of personal information covered and the independent recourse mechanism available to resolve compliance concerns.