Privacy Shield Framework
G. Arbitration Procedures

Consistent with applicable law, within 6 months from the adoption of the adequacy decision, the Department of Commerce and the European Commission will agree to adopt an existing, well-established set of U.S. arbitral procedures (such as AAA or JAMS) to govern proceedings before the Privacy Shield Panel, subject to each of the following considerations:


A. Scope;
B. Available Remedies;
C. Pre-Arbitration Requirements;
D. Binding Nature of Decisions;
E. Review and Enforcement;
F. The Arbitration Panel;
G. Arbitration Procedures;
H. Costs
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I. OVERVIEW 1. NOTICE 2. CHOICE 3. ACCOUNTABILITY FOR ONWARD TRANSFER 4. SECURITY 5. DATA INTEGRITY AND PURPOSE LIMITATION 6. ACCESS 7. RECOURSE, ENFORCEMENT AND LIABILITY 1. Sensitive Data 2. Journalistic Exceptions 3. Secondary Liability 4. Performing Due Diligence and Conducting Audits 5. The Role of the Data Protection Authorities (a) - (b) 5. The Role of the Data Protection Authorities (c) 5. The Role of the Data Protection Authorities (d) - (e) 8. Access 6. Self-Certification 7. Verification 9. Human Resources Data 10. Obligatory Contracts for Onward Transfers 11. Dispute Resolution and Enforcement (a) - (c) 11. Dispute Resolution and Enforcement (d) - (e) 11. Dispute Resolution and Enforcement (f) - (g) 12. Choice -- Timing of Opt Out 13. Travel Information 14. Pharmaceutical and Medical Products 15. Public Record and Publicly Available Information 16. Access Requests by Public Authorities ANNEX I (introduction) A. Scope B. Available Remedies C. Pre-Arbitration Requirements D. Binding Nature of Decisions E. Review and Enforcement F. The Arbitration Panel G. Arbitration Procedures H. Costs