3. Where the Parties or the United States and a Member State have concluded another agreement the subject matter of which also falls within the scope of this Agreement and which provides for joint verifications, such joint verifications may not be duplicated and their findings shall, where appropriate, be taken into account in the results of the joint review of this Agreement. 1. This Agreement shall apply to personal data transmitted between the competent authorities of a Contracting Party and the competent authorities of the other Party, or which are transmitted, in accordance with an agreement concluded between the United States and the European Union or its Member States, for the purpose of preventing, detecting, investigating and prosecuting criminal offences, including terrorism. 2. If the United States, on the one hand, and the European Union or a Member State, on the other hand, conclude an agreement on the transfer of personal data that does not concern certain cases, investigations or prosecutions, this Agreement shall set out the standards and conditions under which such information may be processed, taking due account of the nature and purpose of such information; for which they are used, specified in more detail. The continued processing of personal data by a Contracting Party may not be incompatible with the purposes for which they were transmitted. Compatible processing includes processing in accordance with the provisions of existing international agreements and a written international framework for preventing, detecting, investigating or prosecuting serious crime. The processing of personal data by other national law enforcement, regulatory or administrative authorities shall comply with the other provisions of this Agreement. 3. If the United States, on the one hand, and the European Union or a Member State, on the other hand, conclude an agreement on the transfer of personal data which does not concern certain cases, investigations or prosecutions, the transmission of personal data may take place only under the specific conditions laid down in the agreement duly justifying the transmission. . .