Upcoming DPF Program Deadlines
With questions, or if your business is not yet a participant or has left the program and is looking to return, please contact us.
DPF Program Compliance Made Simple
For 20 years, our non-profit organization has delivered cross-border privacy compliance services to U.S. businesses of all sizes. No matter the stage of your privacy compliance journey, our high-touch support team is here to help.
Certification SupportOur team provides DPF Program hands-on assistance to help businesses of all sizes navigate the certification and annual recertification processes seamlessly.
MonitoringSave time and resources with our year-round monitoring and support services delivering the DPF Program updates, cross-border privacy notices, and timely reminders your team will rely on.
Dispute ResolutionOur unique conciliation-first model delivers speedy and seamless dispute resolution services, following transparent procedures trusted by consumers and businesses alike.
As your Independent Recourse Mechanism (IRM), BBB National Programs provides you with the one-on-one support you need to have full confidence in your approach to cross-border consumer data privacy.
Work with BBB National Programs to prepare for DPF Program self-certification in three easy steps.
STEP 1: Complete the BBB National Programs IRM application to get the process started.
STEP 2: We will help you prepare all of the elements you will need for DPF Program certification.
STEP 3: Use the materials we helped you prepare to complete your DPF Program self-certification on the Department of Commerce DPF Program site.
Frequently Asked Questions
Principles & Procedures
When a U.S. business joins the Data Privacy Framework Program, it makes a public commitment that its processing of EU, U.K., and Swiss personal data will meet data protection standards.
A business that chooses BBB National Programs as its Independent Resource Mechanism (IRM) agrees to follow our Procedure Rules when responding to privacy complaints, and to keep the same promise to the individuals who make use of our dispute resolution service.
News & Blog
BBB National Programs’ Statement on Adoption of Adequacy for the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework
McLean, VA – July 11, 2023 – Dona Fraser, BBB National Programs’ Senior Vice President, Privacy Initiatives, issued a statement on behalf of BBB National Programs today on the European Commission’s official adoption of its adequacy decision for the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework (EU-US DPF).
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