Contact Us

Questions concerning either Safe Harbor Framework, including as relates to compliance with EU and/or Swiss data protection requirements may be directed to the International Trade Administration (ITA)’s Safe Harbor Team.

  • Questions should be directed, whenever possible, via e-mail to, so that any member of the Safe Harbor Team could respond (i.e., due to the volume of phone calls received by the Safe Harbor Team, it is often more expedient to correspond via e-mail).
  • Phone calls concerning either Safe Harbor Framework should be directed to:

David Ritchie
Tel.: (202) 482-4936

Nick Enz
Tel.: (202) 482-1512

  • Questions concerning compliance with EU data protection requirements, including as relates to the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework, may also be directed to:

Caitlin Fennessy
Tel.: (202) 657-7272

Mailing Address:

U.S. Department of Commerce
U.S.-EU & U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Programs
1401 Constitution Avenue, N.W.
Room 20007
Washington, D. C. 20230