The Asia-Pacific member economies developed a privacy framework as a volunteer system that outlines standards relating to personal information protection as the data moves across borders. Controllers that volunteer in the program are assessed by an Accountability Agent against the Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) and if compliant, receive a certification. Processors are assessed against the Privacy Recognition for Processors and would also receive a certification if compliant with the program.
The certification process consists of:
This resource goes into more detail on this process and the program requirements.