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European Data Protection Board publishes 3 new guidelines

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