Acuity Gains U.S. Privacy Shield Certification

Acuity Cloud Solutions (Acuity), a leading provider of HCM cloud-based application support and services, and Gold-level member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), has gained certification in the EU-U.S. and Swiss U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks.

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Developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce, and the European Commission and Swiss Administration, the Privacy Shield Framework provides companies on both sides of the Atlantic with a mechanism to comply with data protection requirements when transferring personal data from the European Union and Switzerland to the United States.

“We take data protection and privacy very seriously,” shares Heidi Hurt, CEO & Founder, Acuity Cloud Solutions. “Our customers rely on us to deliver exceptional services and demonstrate responsible use of data within their systems. This certification supports Acuity’s ongoing commitment to the security, privacy, and availability of data for worldwide clientele.”

The Privacy Shield program requires a higher level of data protection and a strong privacy policy from organizations to comply with the enforcement of GDPR in the EU and Switzerland. Acuity completed a rigorous process to align numerous privacy policies with the new regulations before receiving its certification.

To view Acuity’s EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework policy, click here. For more information about the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework, visit

About Acuity Cloud Solutions Acuity Cloud Solutions specializes in delivering HCM cloud solutions, with a focus on Oracle HCM Cloud systems and other industry leading HR technologies. The team boasts over 100 years’ combined experience delivering implementations, migrations, upgrades, system administration, training, support, project management, and delivering value-add solutions to its customers.  Drawing from thousands of successful client engagements in a wide variety of industries, Acuity’s experts deliver best practices and innovative solutions ensuring systems are aligned with business processes, implemented efficiently, and optimized to their highest potential.

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