Acting Federal Trade Commission Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen has issued the following statement regarding the release of the European Commission’s Report on the first annual review of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework.
“We welcome the positive outcome of the first EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Annual Review. Enforcing international privacy frameworks such as Privacy Shield is an integral part of our Privacy and Data Security program, as highlighted in three recently announced Privacy Shield enforcement actions. We look forward to continuing to work with our European counterparts to ensure that the Privacy Shield remains a robust mechanism for protecting privacy and enabling transatlantic data flows.”
For more information on the FTC’s enforcement of the Privacy Shield Framework please see the FTC’s Privacy Shield Page.
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Juliana Gruenwald Henderson
Office of Public Affairs