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APEC CBPR system requirements for Accountability Agents

  1. Your organisation is subject to the jurisdiction of a Privacy Enforcement Authority in an APEC CBPR system participating economy. Currently, there are six APEC CBPR system participating economies: USA, Mexico, Canada, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and Singapore. More economies are expected to join soon. 

In USA, the relevant Privacy Enforcement Authority is the US Federal Trade Commission.

In Mexico, the relevant Privacy Enforcement Authority is the Federal Institute for Access to Information and Data Protection.

In Canada, the relevant Privacy Enforcement Authority is the Office of the Privacy Commissioner.

In Japan, the relevant Privacy Enforcement Authority is the Personal Information Protection Commissioner.

In the Republic of Korea, the relevant Privacy Enforcement Authority is the Korea Communications Commission, and the Ministry of the Interior.

In Singapore, the relevant Privacy Enforcement Authority is the Personal Data Protection Commission.

  1. Your organisation can demonstrate that it satisfies the Accountability Agent Recognition Criteria.

Use the Accountability Agent Recognition Criteria Checklist to help you assess whether you satisfy the requirements.

  1. Your organisation agrees to use the CBPR Intake Questionnaire and the CBPR Program Requirements to assess whether other organisations are APEC CBPR compliant OR your organisation can demonstrate that its own procedures meet the baseline requirements of the APEC CBPR system.

Use the CBPR Program Requirements Map to help you demonstrate that your procedures meet the baseline requirements of the APEC CBPR system.

  1. Your organisation completes and signs the Signature and Contact Information form.

 

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The process for becoming an APEC CBPR system Accountability Agent