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Privacy Shield

A framework for complying with EU Data Protection Directive requirements.

In July 2016, the European Commission concluded that the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework provides an adequate mechanism to allow EU companies to comply with requirements under the Directive in connection with transfer of personal data from the European Union to the United States.

Google LLC is certified under both the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield frameworks and our certifications can be viewed on the Privacy Shield list.

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  • This certification applies to Google LLC and its wholly-owned U.S. subsidiaries excluding Kaggle, Orbitera, and Apigee branded products.

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