What is ISO 27701 Privacy Certification?

ISO 27701 Privacy Certification

So what is ISO 27701? Well all organisations hold and use information about their workers, clients, and suppliers for various purposes. Laws and regulations have been put in place around the world, including GDPR in the European Union and the Privacy Act in Australia, to reduce the risk of data breaches and protect digital privacy.

PIMS (Privacy Information Management Systems) is an extension of ISO 27001 that is designed to help organisations meet these everchanging legal requirements surrounding data collection and privacy.

ISO/IEC 27701:2019 Security Techniques – Extension to ISO 27001 and ISO 27002 for privacy information management – Requirements and guidelines is an internationally recognised management system standard specifically tailored toward managing the risks associated with the collection, storage, and handling of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) in the digital age.

The PIMS standard provides a guide for the implementation and continual improvement of an information security management system that will meet legal requirements surrounding digital privacy regardless of which jurisdictions you work in as an extension of the ISO 27001 Information Management Systems standard

The requirements of the standard are generic and intended to be applicable to any organisation that collects, stores, and handles personal information regardless of size or industry.

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What is Privacy Information Management Systems?

ISO 27701 Privacy Information Management Systems is an extension of ISO 27001 designed to help organisations meet these everchanging legal requirements surrounding data collection and privacy.

Why do I need ISO 27701 Privacy Certification?

Certification to ISO 27701 provides you with an independent endorsement that your Privacy Information Management System meets international standards, giving your stakeholders confidence that you take privacy seriously.

What are the benefits of Privacy Certification?

Privacy Certification provides your organisation with an independent endorsement to stakeholders that your organisation takes privacy seriously and has adequate systems in place to manage sensitive information.

How can I get certified?

Getting certification is a lot easier than you might think, We take you through everything required to get ISO 27701 Privacy compliance – from your initial accreditation enquiry to the final certification decision.

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Compass Assurance Services have offices and staff located throughout Australia including Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, and Sydney, to help those all over Australia receive their ISO 27701 certification.

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