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Our GPD Programs
Businesses that participate in our trusted Global Privacy Division programs know they are receiving first-class services along with up-to-date guidance on global privacy compliance obligations and standards from our deep bench of privacy experts.
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. Apply Now
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. Apply Now
Vendor Privacy Program (VPP)A certification program for vendors around the world to demonstrate their commitment to heightened and compatible data privacy principles. Apply Now
News & Blog
BBB National Programs’ Statement on Today’s European Commission Adoption of Standard Contractual Clauses for Cross-Border Data Transfer
McLean, VA, June 4, 2021 – Dona Fraser, Senior Vice President, Privacy Initiatives, BBB National Programs today issued the following statement:
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