Privacy Shield Notice and Certification

Details about Privacy Shield Certification and International Data Transfers

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Written by Stevan Arychuk
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Is Reclaim Privacy Shield Certified?

Reclaim complies with the EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Frameworks as set forth by the US Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use and retention of personal data transferred from the US, the United Kingdom and Switzerland to the United States in reliance on Privacy Shield. has certified to the Department of Commerce that it adheres to the EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Principles of Notice, Choice, Accountability for Onward Transfer, Security, Data Integrity and Purpose Limitation, Access and Recourse, Enforcement and Liability with respect to such Personal Information.

For more information about the Privacy Shield in general, and to view our certification online, please visit:

How does Reclaim handle the invalidation of the Privacy Shield under Schrems II?

In regards to EU-US and Swiss-US international data transfers, following i) invalidation of the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework in case C-311/18 by the Court of Justice of the European Union and ii) the opinion of the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC) of 8 September, 2020, Reclaim no longer relies on i) the EU-US Privacy Shield and ii) the Swiss-US Privacy Shield Frameworks as mechanisms for international data transfer, until further notice.

However, Reclaim remains committed to maintaining certifications under the EU-US Privacy Shield and the Swiss-US Privacy Shield Frameworks and complying with Privacy Shield Principles as an additional way of protecting our users’ privacy.

Will you offer Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs)?

Yes - The SCCs are contractual terms that allow companies to transfer and process data outside the EU and UK in compliance with the GDPR. They were approved by the European Commission and are the primary mechanism for data transfers. You will find the SCCs in our Data Processing Agreement found here:

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