What are the differences between EU-U.S. Privacy Shield and U.S-EU Safe Harbor?

Privacy Shield was designed to replace the old Safe Harbor program, and allow the transfer of data from the European Union to the US.

There are a number of key diferences between the two certifications:

  1. New declarataions regarding participating in the program.
  2. New access rights
  3. Free dispute resoution
  4. Respond within 45 days
  5. New closer relationship between the Dept of Commerce and the local DPAs
  6. Ability to invoke Binding Arbitration
  7. New rules relating to data integrity and use limitation
  8. New liabilities related to onward transfer of data
  9. Data is subject to the principles for its lifetime
  10. Increased transparency