Timelex has been selected and qualified as EuroprivacyTM/® official partner by the European Centre for Certification and Privacy. We support and prepare our clients for certifying the conformity of their data processing activities with Europrivacy and the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), in order to:
The GDPR contains over 70 references to certification as a means to demonstrate the conformity of processing activities with the European regulation, including for selecting data processors with adequate level of data protection and for authorizing cross-border data transfers.
Non-conformity with the GDPR carries important legal and financial risks, which are hidden costs until a company is fined (up to 4% of its worldwide turnover). A GDPR certification reduces legal and financial risks and can save substantial costs.
Europrivacy certificates demonstrate your company commitment to protect personal data and to be a trustable service provider for its customers, as well as a reliable data processor for its business partners. It will position your company as a front-runner in data protection with a strong competitive advantage on the market.
Timelex will drive you to the Europrivacy certification of your data processing activities. We offer you to:
The Europrivacy certification scheme has been developed through the European research programme (financed by the European Commission) to address the specific obligations of the GDPR and to serve as official certification scheme under article 42 of the GDPR. It has been developed in consultation with national supervisory authorities. It is managed and continuously updated by the European Centre for Certification and Privacy (ECCP) in Luxembourg and its International Board of Experts in data protection.
Europrivacy is applicable to all sorts of data processing, including emerging technologies, it enables to document, assess, and certify their conformity with the GDPR and complementary national data protection regulations. It enables you to select priority data processing activities and progressively certify them once they are ready.
Europrivacy is closely aligned with ISO standards and complements management system certifications, such as ISO / IEC 27001 or 27701. While the latter enables the certification of the quality of an information management system, Europrivacy has been designed to certify compliance of data processing activities with the GDPR and complementary national data protection regulations, in accordance with the guidance of the European Data Protection Board (EDPB). It is the first scheme that has been submitted by a European national data protection authority to the EDPB as part of the endorsement process by the EU as a European certification scheme under the Art. 42 of the GDPR.
Europrivacy is delivered by qualified Certification Bodies gathering adequate legal and technical expertise. The certification is aligned with the applicable ISO/IEC 17065 and 17021- 1 principles. It combines various methodologies, such as documentation review, sampling analysis, technical tests, inspections, and interviews. Delivered certificates can be verified and authenticated on the public Europrivacy Registry, enhanced with Blockchain technology to maximize certainty and transparency.
More about Europrivacy: www.europrivacy.com
Europrivacy is an international trademark registered in several jurisdictions.