GDPR certification

Mazars has partnered with Europrivacy to provide companies with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance certifications. This is the first GDPR certification to be created since the launch of the GDPR four years ago, and has been authorised by the European Data Protection Board (EDPB). This certification positions companies as front-runners in data protection with a strong competitive advantage on the market.

Organisations can choose which data processing activities are certified. This could be a product such as a Software as a Service, or a process such as customer onboarding or any other distinct process or service.

We support companies to prepare for the audit and certification of a processing activity, at the same time enhancing their compliance with national and international data protection laws and filling gaps between the Europrivacy scheme requirements and the existing controls within the organisation.

At Mazars, we have certified GDPR certification specialists from various risk and compliance backgrounds, based in the EEA and USA, who have the expertise to deal with large complex organisations and processing activities.

Why should you get certified?

The GDPR is complex. Non-conformity carries important legal and financial risks, which are hidden costs until a company is fined (up to 4% of its worldwide turnover). Getting certified means that you have independent professionals taking a close look at your processes, so you can be sure that you are being compliant.

The certificates also demonstrate commitment to protect personal data and to be a trustworthy provider for customers, as well as a reliable data processor for business partners. It also reduces legal and financial risks by demonstrating compliance with legislation and ensuring controls are in place and can save substantial costs.

Learn how Mazars can help you can help achieve GDPR compliance certification and the benefits of getting certified.

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Why choose Europrivacy’s certification?

We are thrilled to partner with Europrivacy because it is the first certification available that meets the GDPR requirements and has been approved by the EDPB. It brings companies peace of mind knowing they are fully compliant and are conducting business in a credible and trustworthy manner. In addition, the Europrivacy certification is:

Cost efficient

  • Mitigates legal and financial risks.
  • Can be combined with ISO 27001 certifications.
  • Can be extended to meet national regulations.

Reliable

  • Combines expertise in data protection law, cyber security and certification.
  • Highly comprehensive for all sorts of data processing activities.

Trustworthy

  • Created in close cooperation with data protection authorities, endorsed by EDPB art. 42.
  • Developed through the European Research Programme, co-funded by the European Commission and Switzerland.

To find out more about how a GDPR certificate can help your business or where to start, please fill in the form below, and a member of the team will be in touch.

 GDPR certification enquiry

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You have a right to access, correct and erase your data, and a right to object to or limit the processing of your data. You also have a right to data portability and the right to provide guidance on what happens to your data after your death. Finally, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority and a right not to be the subject of a decision based exclusively on automated processing, including profiling, that produces legal effects concerning you or significantly affects you in a similar way.

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