European Data Protection Board in its Eleventh Plenary session announced 3 new guidance documents:
- Guidelines on Codes of Conduct – they intend to help clarify the procedures and the rules involved in the submission, approval and publication of codes of conduct at both the national and the European level;
- annex to the Guidelines on Accreditation, – it provides guidance on the additional requirements for the accreditation of certification bodies to be established by the supervisory authorities; and
- annex to the Guidelines on Certification – it identifies topics that data protection supervisory authorities and the EDPB will consider and apply for the approval of certification criteria for a certification mechanism.
Source: European Data Protection Board