July 31, 2012 – Hauppauge New York – Spellman High Voltage Electronics Corporation, the world’s leading manufacturer of custom high voltage power conversion products, announces that its corporate website (www.Spellmanhv.com) is now fully compliant with EU Safe-Harbor personal data protection standards.
The European Commission passed the 1995 Data Protection Directive in the interest of safeguarding the personal information of European citizens. The Directive prohibits the transfer of personal data to non-European Union (EU) countries that do not meet the EU standard for privacy protection. In 2000 the US–EU Safe Harbor Framework was introduced by the US Department of Commerce (DOC) to ease doing business across the EU. This mechanism allows US companies to self-certify annually with the DOC) that their data-handling are adequate to meet the strict European standards.
Spellman High Voltage is committed to handling personal information in accordance with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce, regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland. Spellman High Voltage certifies that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement for transfer of personal information outside of the EEA.
Spellman High Voltage is committed to protecting the privacy of its customers and the thousands of visitors to its family of websites (which are now accessible in English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian, French, and soon to come: Portuguese and German).
Information on Spellman and their wide range of high voltage products is available by calling +1-631-630-3000, or by visiting their website: www.spellmanhv.com
Spellman High Voltage Electronics is the world's leading provider of custom designed and standard AC-DC and DC-DC high voltage power converters and Monoblock® X-Ray sources for medical, industrial, semiconductor, security, analytical, laboratory, and under-sea cable power-feed applications. With design, manufacturing and service facilities in the US, UK, Mexico, China and Japan, and direct sales offices throughout Europe, Asia and North America, Spellman is committed to supporting advanced system providers and their customers throughout the world.