QuisLex Approved for EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks
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 Frameworks, 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 multinational clients. QuisLex’s Privacy Shield certification, combined with our Six Sigma-based quality processes and ISO-certified data security, provides the foundation for successful and secure cross-border engagements.”
QuisLex’s compliance with the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks is part of the company’s ongoing commitment to data privacy and security which includes recent recertification for the ISO 27001 standard as well as successful completion of SOC 1 Type 2 and SOC 2 Type 2 examinations.
About EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks:
The EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks were designed by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the European Commission and Swiss Administration to provide companies on both sides of the Atlantic with a mechanism to comply with data protection requirements when transferring personal data from the European Union and Switzerland to the United States in support of transatlantic commerce.
QuisLex is an award-winning legal services provider that specializes in managed document review, contract management, compliance services, legal spend management and legal operations consulting. We employ operational excellence, Six Sigma-based quality processes and ISO-certified data security to support large-scale, complex legal projects for companies and law firms. Our full-time highly trained attorneys, process experts, statisticians and linguists work closely with our clients to help reduce costs, mitigate risk and enhance efficiency. QuisLex is regularly acknowledged as a leader in the legal services industry and proud to be recognized by Chambers and Partners as a Band 1 Legal Process Outsourcing Provider, New York Law Journal as a Top Managed Document Review Services Provider and the IACCM as its Outstanding Service Provider for contract management solutions.