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GDPR Certification

What is GDPR and Who Does It Apply To?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a comprehensive data protection law enacted by the European Union (EU) on May 25, 2018. It aims to safeguard the privacy and personal data of individuals within the EU and European Economic Area (EEA). GDPR imposes strict guidelines for lawful data processing, enhances individual rights such as data access, correction, and erasure, and mandates explicit consent for data collection.

GDPR applies to any organization, regardless of its location, if it handles the personal data of individuals within the EU or EEA. This includes businesses, nonprofits, government agencies, and any entity processing personal data. Compliance entails implementing robust data protection measures and conducting Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs). Prompt notification of data breaches is also required. Non-compliance can result in fines of up to 20 million euros, or in the case of an undertaking, up to 4% of their total global turnover of the preceding fiscal year, whichever is higher, underscoring the importance of adhering to GDPR standards for data protection and privacy.

Benefits of GDPR Certification:

  • Demonstrates Commitment to Data Protection: GDPR certification shows your organization’s dedication to safeguarding personal data and adhering to privacy compliance.
  • Builds Customer Trust: Certification enhances your reputation, signaling to customers that you prioritize their data privacy and security.
  • Ensures Compliance: Achieving GDPR certification ensures your data processing activities comply with the stringent requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
  • Reduces Legal Risks: Minimizes the risk of significant fines and legal penalties associated with non-compliance.
  • Provides Competitive Advantage: Sets your organization apart by showing clients and partners that you adhere to the highest standards of data security and privacy protection.
  • Improves Data Management Practices: Encourages better data management practices and helps safeguard against data breaches.
  • Enhances Organizational Resilience: Contributes to overall organizational reliability and resilience by ensuring robust data protection measures.

Applicable Standards and Regulations:

For GDPR Certification, we apply ACCS 2:2021 – Technical Requirements for Data Protection and Privacy. This is in line with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, repealing Directive 95/46/EC.

Steps to Certification:

  • Apply for Certification: Fill out the form to apply or get in touch with us.
  • Receive Quotation & Schedule Audit: We’ll provide a quotation, and you can secure your audit dates to test system compliance.
  • Get Certified: If you pass the assessment, we’ll issue your certificate and list you on our public registry.

Achieving GDPR certification not only ensures compliance with regulations but also enhances consumer trust and operational excellence in data protection practices.

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