Information about our Data Protection Policies, the Terrorist Finance Tracking Program, statements on data protection matters, and how we cooperate with authorities in the fight against illegal financial activities.
Data protection Policies
SWIFT has decided to enhance its contractual documentation and to improve transparency with respect to the processing of message and traffic data. In doing so, SWIFT has been assisted by a working group of data protection and compliance experts from European and non-European SWIFT users.
The results from this work are published below.
Data Protection Policies
SWIFT Safe Harbor Policy
The SWIFT Safe Harbor Policy provides an adequate level of protection for SWIFT’s mirroring of data in its US Operating Centre. This policy specifically covers personal data contained in message data that relate to individuals resident of European Economic Area (“EEA”) Member States or from Switzerland or that are sent by SWIFT customers established in one of the EEA Member States or Switzerland.
Frequently Asked Questions
This FAQ page answers the most frequently asked questions on SWIFT’s data processing activities and related data protection matters.