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BBB EU Privacy ShieldThe chosen independent recourse mechanism of 1,000+ businesses to meet Privacy Shield compliance obligations and bring accountability to their public commitments. Learn More
Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) ProgramAn approved Accountability Agent in the APEC Cross-Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) system helping data controllers demonstrate compliance with internationally recognized privacy standards. Learn More
Privacy Recognition for Processors (PRP) ProgramAn approved Accountability Agent in the APEC Privacy Recognition for Processors (PRP) system helping eligible vendors demonstrate compliance with internationally recognized privacy standards. Learn More
Vendor Privacy Program (VPP)A certification program for vendors around the world to demonstrate their commitment to heightened and compatible data privacy principles. Learn More
News & Blog
BBB National Programs Receives APEC Approval as First U.S. Non-Profit Accountability Agent and Launches Global Privacy Division
McLean, VA – January 26, 2021 – Building upon its longstanding privacy protection work in Europe, BBB National Programs today announced its approval by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) as the first U.S.-based non-profit Accountability Agent in the APEC Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR)...
Status Update on Transatlantic Data Transfers: Building Bridges Takes Time
Schrems II: What Do Privacy Shield Businesses Need to Know?
Webinar: Now What? Cross-Border Data Transfers after Schrems II