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Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC) and RightsDirect B.V. (RightsDirect) take data security and privacy very seriously. For all our customers and business partners, please rest assured that we are taking all reasonable steps to achieve, and then maintain, the highest level of respect and protection for your data security and privacy in compliance with the law and with best practices.

For those of you who are aware of the various certification and compliance processes required to carry through on that commitment, we are proud to report the following: CCC (including its wholly owned subsidiary RightsDirect B.V.) has successfully completed six annual SOC 2 Type 2 audits and is ISO27001 certified, valid to January 5, 2025. Our online privacy policies are audited annually and certified by TRUSTe/TRUSTARC—CCC received its most recent TRUSTe Letter of Attestation in November 2022. Additionally, CCC complies with the requirements of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information transferred from the European Union and Switzerland to the United States (the “Principles”). CCC and RightsDirect are confident that the activities we undertook to achieve these third-party certifications (and our intention to maintain them in order to provide service to our customers) have kept us on course for continuing GDPR compliance.

To learn more about how we protect your data, please visit our GDPR FAQs, our Privacy Policy or our Data Collection Practices Page. To learn more about the GDPR you can access the official document here.

For the California Privacy Policy, read here.


This page was updated in November 2022
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