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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 four APEC CBPR system participating economies: USA, Mexico, Canada and Japan. 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.

  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