SendThisFile Receives EU Safe Harbor Compliance
Secure file transfer company receives Safe Harbor program certification, demonstrating its commitment security and privacy across the globe with adherence to European Commission's directive on data protection.
WICHITA, KS - November 26, 2013 - Today SendThisFile, an industry leading provider of secure file transfers, is announcing EU Safe Harbor certification for its SaaS platform recognizing compliance with the EU Safe Harbor Framework for data privacy. “SendThisFile’s EU Safe Harbor certification demonstrates our global commitment to security and privacy,” said John Stephens, SendThisFile VP of Operations. “Many of our customers have international operations, and must transfer data from locations within the EU. Our successful EU Safe Harbor certification provides clients further assurance that we closely adhere to both US and European privacy practices.” The US Department of Commerce developed the Safe Harbor framework in consultation with the EU to address differences between US and EU privacy law, and seeks to prevent accidental information disclosure of customer data. “Secure and reliable data communications are critical to our customers operations,” said Scott Sexton, SendThisFile VP of Technology. “EU Safe Harbor compliance gives peace of mind to customers in twenty eight European countries who rely on SendThisFile to keep their file transfers secure and private.” The recent certification adds to the company’s significant list of regulatory compliance, including Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Statement on Auditing Standards No. 70 (SAS 70), Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 16 (SSAE16), and Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS 140-2).
Founded in 2003, SendThisFile was an early pioneer in providing simple and secure file transfers. Today, SendThisFile provides robust API services and website integration with advanced security and privacy such as HIPAA, SOX, and SSAE 16 compliance. With customers in over 170 countries, SendThisFile is a leader in providing secure file transfers to Fortune 500 companies and clients around the globe. More information: www.sendthisfile.com