Luxembourg’s DPA launches EU GDPR certification programme

13/06/2022 | Luxembourg DPA

The Luxembourg data protection authority, the CNPD, is preparing to launch its EU General Data Protection Regulation Certified Assurance Report-based Processing Activities certification (GDPR-CARPA) scheme. The announcement follows the European Data Protection Board opinion published in February. The GDPR-CARPA programme is the first certification scheme under the GDPR at a national and international level. It certifies an organisation's processing operations and offers "data controllers and subcontractors a high level of GDPR compliance." In a statement, the CNPD said, GDPR certification encourages transparency and compliance and allows data subjects "to better assess the level of data protection offered by the products, services, processes or systems of organisations that process their personal data."

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