London, UK – 22 November 2010 – Openwave Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: OPWV), a global software innovator delivering context-aware mediation and messaging solutions, today announced its compliance with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework. The Safe Harbor certification demonstrates Openwave’s ability to provide privacy protection and handle subscriber data received from our customers in the appropriate manner as set forth by the US and the European Commission’s Directive on Data Protection.
“Achieving the U.S. – EU Safe Harbor Certification is a key achievement for Openwave and ensures that we are in compliance for how we manage sensitive subscriber data,” said Ken Denman, CEO, Openwave. “We take the business of managing the subscriber data in which we’ve been entrusted very seriously and by following Safe Harbor framework guidelines, our customers in all regions where we conduct business can be assured that we follow the highest industry standards in how we conduct business.”
In order to be certified under the U.S. – EU Safe Harbor Framework, Openwave had to comply with the following Safe Harbor criteria: notice, choice, onward transfer, access, security, data integrity and enforcement. These criteria are meant to give customers more control over the accuracy and transfer of personal data. By achieving Safe Harbor certification, Openwave ensures a consistent data flow in and out of the US and European Union countries, enabling its customers to transact business in a seamless environment throughout both regions without concern for data security and privacy. For more information about U.S. – EU Safe Harbor certification, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/.
About Openwave Systems
Openwave Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: OPWV) is a global software innovator delivering context-aware mediation and messaging solutions that enable communication service providers and the broader ecosystem to create and deliver smarter services.
Building on its mobile data heritage, Openwave mobilises the Internet with predictive solutions fuelled by real-time analytics that mediate among all different ecosystem elements, permitting the enhancement of every mode of IP traffic. The result can provide customers with a 360-degree view of their network, devices and services, and enables them to proactively optimise network resources, quickly launch smart mobile services, and provide a contextually relevant user experience.
Openwave is a global company with a blue chip customer base spanning North America, Latin America, Australia and New Zealand, Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. Openwave is headquartered in Redwood City, California. For more information please visit www.openwave.com.
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