The ePrivacyseal is a provider of online data protection solutions for global certification standards and awards the Privacy Seal, when digital privacy is respected exemplary. The certification is based on the German and EU data protection law (including the IAB Europe Agreements OBA). The ePrivacyseal Privacy Seal is awarded when a technical and a legal opinion get to a good rating. The criteria are the same for all companies.
Full lists of criteria for certification can be downloaded as a PDF:
The benefitsview factsheet
The benefits of the ePrivacy data protection seal for web and mobile pages and digital communication services:
The ePrivacy seal is a neutral way for companies to build confidence with users and customers and to convey the company’s commitment to privacy.
- Reinforcing the brand and assuring user acceptance and confidence
- enhance customer relations
- increasing customer confidence in media customers
- Increasing data quality and density
- Increasing motivation among employees
- Enabling successful use of targeting-technologies
The certification processview certification process factsheet
Sealed certification of data protection compliance in accordance with the current regulations in Germany
1: Legal aspects
Actual status analysis of conformity to the requirements of BDSG, Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz) and EU legislation. Consulting on concepts for data protection, legal frameworks and technologies as well as online marketing
Optionally also verification of conformity with national legislation in Switzerland, Russia, USA and elsewhere.
2: Technical aspects
Data protection verification and scanning for possible non-compliance with the requirements of data protection
Optionally also verification of downstreamed processes.
3: ePrivacy data protection seal
Certification in line with the German Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the award of the ePrivacy quality label for web and mobile pages and digital communication services.
Optionally up-to-date declaration of data protection for web pages and other digital communication services, external data protection officers on demand BDSG Certification (German Data Protection Act)