Today, Sparta Systems, Inc., an industry pioneer and a global leader in enterprise quality management software (EQMS) solutions, announced its certification under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield data protection program. The company—a former Safe Harbor participant—is the first quality management solutions provider to adopt this new framework.
Designed by the U.S. Department of Commerce and European Commission, the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield guarantees that companies on both sides of the Atlantic comply with EU data protection requirements when transferring personal data between the European Union and the United States. The previous U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework is no longer legally recognized as adequate under EU law. Read more here.