About the European Union's Decision on Privacy Shield
EchoSpan's response to the recent invalidation of Privacy Shield
Articles » About the European Union's Decision on Privacy Shield
On Thursday July 16th, 2020, the Court of Justice for the European Union
ruled that the validity of the EU-US Privacy Shield program will no longer be
Please note that this decision does not impact
EchoSpan's customers use of our tools. Since the inception of the Privacy Shield
program, we've offered clients data transfer protection under it as well as
under Standard Contract Clauses (SCCs). The EU still recognizes the validity of
SCCs, and, moving forward, all EchoSpan customers will be afforded protections
All customers automatically receive protection under SCCs
when they agree to EchoSpan's terms and conditions. However, if your company
would like a fully executed hard copy of an SCC, please contact your client
manager and we'll gladly provide one to you.
As a reminder, EchoSpan has
always made user privacy and data security a top priority. We are a
fully-compliant adherent to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the
EU and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Our SOC-2 compliant data
center features dedicated hardware and all data stored in them is encrypted at
rest using industry-leading, hardware based data security management tools. More
about our commitment to the security and availability of your data can be found
here. We have never and never
will sell or transfer our customers' data to anyone for any reason.
you have any questions about this change, please do not hesitate to contact us.