Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) September 26, 2012
Zoot, a leading provider of advanced instant credit decisioning and loan origination solutions, announced today that it has met the self-certification requirements established by the US Department of Commerce for both the U.S.-EU and U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor frameworks and is now Safe Harbor compliant.
“Privacy and data security are top priorities at Zoot. As our international presence grows, it is vital that we expand our regulatory compliance to meet industry standards worldwide,” said David Close, general counsel, Zoot Enterprises. “Zoot’s Safe Harbor certification assures our clients that we adhere to EU and Swiss privacy laws.”
The Safe Harbor frameworks were created by U.S. Department of Commerce in consultation with the European Commission and the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner of Switzerland to streamline the process for U.S. organizations to meet European standards for privacy protection. Zoot’s Safe Harbor certification signifies compliance with privacy principles and data security measures that the European Union Commission and Swiss authorities have deemed adequate.
Safe Harbor is a self-certification process enforced by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Clients and data providers may verify that Zoot is Safe Harbor certified by visiting https://safeharbor.export.gov/list.aspx.
Bozeman, Mont.-based Zoot Enterprises, Inc. provides comprehensive credit decisioning, loan origination and credit risk management solutions to enable clients’ unique business objectives, leading to long-term relationships with top U.S. and international financial institutions. Zoot’s rapid, high-volume processing environment has the capacity to process billions of transactions per year. Visit http://www.zootweb.com or call 406.556.7555 for more information. Zoot thought leaders are now featured on zootweb.com/blog.