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Identify and Reduce Legal and Financial Risks

through audit and gap analysis

Improve Reputation and Access to Market

through GDPR certification

Build Trust and Confidence

through compliance monitoring

Europrivacy Innovative GDPR Certification

Europrivacy provides a state of the art methodology to certify the conformity of all sorts of data processing with the GDPR. It is extensible to complementary national data protection regulations and can be applied to emerging technologies. It enables Applicants to reduce their risks, to demonstrate their conformity with the GDPR, and to enhance their reputation and market access.

Developed through the European Research Programme Horizon 2020, it is continuously updated by the European Centre for Certification and Privacy (ECCP) in Luxembourg and its International Board of Experts in data protection. It is licensed to qualified certification bodies and consulting firms committed to protect personal data.

12 Good Reasons to Choose Europrivacy

European and GDPR by design

funded by the European Commission

Continuously updated

to align with the evolution of regulations and jurisprudence


to complementary national and domain specific obligations


to emerging technologies

Highly reliable

with systematic assessments

Time and cost-efficient

thanks to its innovative methodology

ISO compliant

and easily combinable with ISO 27001

Comprehensive and applicable

to almost any data processing activities

Independent and managed

by an International Board of Experts

Online resources

tools and support

Global ecosystem

of qualified partners and experts

Research and Innovation


Document your Conformity

with the Europrivacy criteria and the support of our online academy, qualified partners and tools.

Assess and Certify

the conformity of your data processing with an impartial certification body and authenticated certificates.

Maintain and Enhance

your conformity thanks to our community platform with regulatory updates, tools, and good practices.

Your Smart Journey to Certification

You can select priority data processing activities and progressively certify once they are ready. Feel free to request a free offer from our partners, to learn how to use the Europrivacy Criteria on our Online Academy, and to learn more on our Welcome Pack. You can also use our online GDPR Estimator to assess how much you can save with a GDPR certification.

Our Highly Qualified Partners

Europrivacy is supported by an ecosystem of highly qualified partners, including law firms, consulting firms and certification bodies. They will help you prepare, assess and certify the compliance of your data processing activities.

Europrivacy also benefits from the expertise of a select group of academics, research experts, and data protection organizations.

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How europrivacy works and why to choose it

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Apply & Contact

Applying For Europrivacy CertifICation

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Partners & Experts

An International Network Of Qualified Partners

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Join Us

As Auditor Or Partner

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Resources & Training

Europrivacy Community And Ecosystem Of Resources

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About & Policies

Organization, Policies, Procedures And Documents


Privacy Pact enables companies to communicate their commitment to personal data protection and data subjects’ rights. It also enables companies located outside of the EU to voluntarily and contractually abide to respect the GDPR obligations.

A Reliable Certification Scheme

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 checked on our public Europrivacy Registry, enhanced with Blockchain technology.

Europrivacy has been developed thanks to several European research projects, including Privacy Flag, ANASTACIA and Synchronicity, supported by the European Commission and the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation.

Advantages of Europrivacy


Free Offers

Sequenced Process

with the possibility to stop at any stage

Enhanced Methodology

enabling systematic and cost-efficient assessment

Combinable with ISO Certifications

such as ISO/IEC 27001

Extendable to National Regulations

Extendable to Domain Specific Requirements

Legal and Financial Risks Mitigations


Highly Comprehensive

for data processing in products, services, and information management systems

Developed by Top European Experts in Data Protection

Continuous Improvement and Actualisation Process

with regular revisions of the certification scheme

Systematic Training and Evaluation of Auditors

Maintained by an International Board of Experts

in data protection law, certification and cybersecurity

Extendable to National Obligations

Covering Emerging Technologies

such as data analytics, Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, etc.

Combining Expertise

in data protection law, cybersecurity and certification


Adopted by SGS, the World Leader in Certification

Aligned with ISO Requirements

Specified in close cooperation with Data Protection Authorities

and intended for EDPB Art. 42 endorsement

Developed through the European Research Programme

co-funded by the European Commission and Switzerland

Supported by Qualified Consulting Companies

Blockchain-enhanced Certificates Registry

Compliance Assessment Tool

to prepare the certification

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