Encryption Export Law

Customer, Distributor and Affiliate Exports and Re-exports

Customer, Distributor and Affiliate are ultimately responsible for ensuring that any exports or re-exports of Secret Shield Encryption Software, including deemed exports to foreign nationals, are made in accordance with the EAR and all other applicable laws and regulations of the U.S. and other jurisdictions. You are advised to carefully review and consider the EAR and any other appropriate sources before exporting or re-exporting Secret Shield Encryption Software, and you are encouraged to seek legal advice and/or consult with BIS as necessary. Customer, Distributor and Affiliate should review and consider applicable laws in the particular country to which they are exporting, as some countries may restrict the imports of encryption items.

Prohibited Exports and Transactions

The specific end user, end use, and country of ultimate destination may also affect export licensing requirements. For example, the U.S. government maintains comprehensive economic embargoes against certain countries and imposes restrictions on trade and financial transactions with targeted governments and entities. Secret Shield Encryption Software may not be sold, exported, re-exported or licensed in or to certain countries or to certain persons or entities designated as prohibited or restricted by the U.S. Government. Customer, distributor and affiliate may wish to review information on embargoes and sanctions programs administered by the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control as well as the U.S. Government’s Consolidated Screening List in order to ensure that customers and distributors are not dealing in or with prohibited countries or parties.


This page does not comprehensively state the export rules applicable to Secret Shield Encryption Software. Secret Shield Encryption Software is providing this information as general guidance for our customers and distributors. The information on this page does not represent legal advice, and you are encouraged to seek your own legal advice as appropriate.

Secret Shield Encryption Software makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy or completeness of the information provided on this page. Use of the information on this page is at the user’s own risk and is without recourse to Secret Shield Encryption Software. Secret Shield Encryption Software expressly disclaims any liability, including but not limited to any direct, indirect, consequential, incidental or other damages in connection with or arising from the furnishing of the information provided on this page.

The information on this page is subject to change without notice and is current only as of its publication date. Secret Shield Encryption Software undertakes no obligation to update or revise this page.

Last modified: March 8, 2014

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