The UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals.

This guidance discusses certification schemes in detail. Read it if you have detailed questions not answered in the Guide to the UK GDPR, or if you need a deeper understanding. This guidance will be useful for organisations considering writing, monitoring or signing up to a certification scheme.

If you haven’t yet read certification schemes in brief in the guide, you should read that first. It sets out the key points you need to know and includes frequently asked questions regarding certification schemes.

How do we apply for UK GDPR certification?

How do we become a certification body?

How do we develop a certification scheme