Safe harbor

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A safe harbor or harbour is literally a "place of shelter and safety, esp. for ships". It is used in many contexts:

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Law and regulations[edit]

  • Safe harbor (law), a provision of a statute or a regulation that specifies that certain conduct will be deemed not to violate a given rule
    • International Safe Harbor Privacy Principles, a process for U.S. companies to comply with the EU Directive on the protection of personal data
    • DMCA safe harbor, which shields online service providers from liability for facilitating their users' copyright infringement as long as they comply with certain requirements, such as accepting "take down" notices
  • Place of refuge for ships, also called a safe harbor, where a ship in distress can shelter



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