Organization Information:

Microsoft Corporation and its Controlled U.S. Subsidiaries
1 Microsoft Way
Redmond, Washington 98052
Phone: 425.882.8080
Fax: 425.936.7329
Contact Information:

Contact Office: Trustworthy Computing
Contact Name: Peter Cullen, General Manager TwC and Chief Privacy Strategist
Phone: 425.882.8080 Fax: 425.936.7329 Email:

Corporate Officer Information:

Corporate Officer: Scott Charney, Corporate Vice-President
Phone: 425.882.8080 Fax: 425.936.7329 Email:

Safe Harbor Information:

Signed up to safe harbor 06/29/2001 03:56:03 PM
Next certification 06/29/2010
EU/EEA Countries From Which Personal Information Is Received: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Industry Sector: Computer Software - (CSF) Information Services - (INF)
Personal Information Received From the EU: (1) Personal data received in the course of Microsoft’s activities, which vary according to the product or service involved, but often include: offering product registration and support; providing various business and consumer services; enabling sales and other transactions; conducting data analysis to improve products and services; and/or maintaining marketing relationships.
(2) Human resources data. 
The personal information received by Microsoft from the EU includes both personal data that Microsoft processes as a data controller (i.e., Microsoft alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of the personal data) and personal data that Microsoft processes as a data processor on behalf of data controllers. 
Privacy Policy Effective: 29 June 2001
Regulated by: Federal Trade Commission
Privacy Programs: TRUSTe EU SafeHarbor Privacy Seal Program
Verification: In house & Third Party
Dispute Resolution: TRUSTe's dispute resolution mechanism; EU Data Protection Authorities with respect to human resources data only.
Personal Data Covered: On-Line, Off-Line, Manually Processed, Human Resources Data.
Human Resource Data Covered: Yes

Do you agree to cooperate and comply with the European Data Protection Authorities? Yes

Certification Status: Current
Compliance Status:

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