QuisLex, a leading legal services provider, has certified its compliance with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss–U.S. Privacy Shield Framework, as administered by the U.S. Department of Commerce, regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information transferred from the European Union and Switzerland to the United States, respectively.
Under the Privacy Shield Framework, QuisLex is now deemed to provide “adequate” privacy protection, as required for the transfer of personal data outside of the European Union under the EU Data Protection Directive and outside of Switzerland under the Swiss Federal Act on Data Protection.
“We are pleased to announce that QuisLex is equipped to handle data transfers from the European Union and Switzerland in a manner that ensures compliance with the data protection laws of the EU and Switzerland,” said Michel Sahyoun, CTO at QuisLex. “QuisLex continually monitors the cross-border data privacy landscape to ensure we are able to operate with the necessary agility and thoroughness to effectively support our multi-national clients. QuisLex’s Privacy Shield certification, combined with our Six Sigma based quality processes and ISO certified data security, provide the foundation for successful and secure cross-border engagements.”
QuisLex’s compliance with the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework is part of the company’s ongoing commitment to data privacy and security which includes recent re-certification for the ISO 27001 standard as well as successful completion of SOC 1 Type 2 and SOC 2 Type 2 examinations.
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