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Great New Privacy Guidance Tools From The EU

Monday, July 14th, 2008

Do you have any customers in any of the 27 European Union (EU) countries? Do you have any personnel in the EU? COULD YOU have?
Any company sending or receiving personally identifiable information (PII) of a very wide range of possibilities…many more items are considered as PII outside of the U.S. than within the states…to or from other countries must abide by the data protection (read “privacy”) laws for those countries. The EU Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC) establishes the minimum PII data protection requirements that ALL companies, any where in the world, must follow to send PII for their citizens over their country borders. Each of the EU countries also have specific data protection laws that may be even more restrictive than the EU Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC).