Ely, United Kingdom, 31st July 2023 – GRC International Group PLC (AIM: GRC, “GRC” or “the Group”), the international governance, risk management and compliance organisation whose main business is cyber defence-in-depth, is pleased to announce that it is now an official partner of the European Centre for Certification and Privacy (ECCP) and can support the implementation of Europrivacy™/® related services.
Europrivacy is approved by EDPB as the European Data Protection Seal to assess and certify the compliance of data processing under the GDPR and complementary national data protection regulations. Developed through the European Research Programme Horizon 2020, it is continuously updated by the European Centre for Certification and Privacy (ECCP) in Luxembourg and its International Board of Experts in data protection. It is licensed to qualified certification bodies and consulting firms committed to protect personal data. Europrivacy enables organisations to demonstrate to their customers and other stakeholders that their data processing activities comply with relevant national and international data protection laws, and are cyber secure.
As a Europrivacy official partner, the Group has been evaluated and selected on the basis of its track record and expertise in data protection. Through its IT Governance EU, IT Governance UK and GRCI Law Limited businesses, the Group now offers a comprehensive range of services to organisations that wish to certify the compliance of their data processing activities with the EU GDPR and with supplementary national data protection regulation.
Alan Calder, Chief Executive Officer, commented:
“Our Group has always been at the forefront of helping organisations implement GDPR-compliant processes and achieve certification to standards and frameworks such as ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27701, Cyber Essentials and the PCI DSS. Our highly experienced consultants, supported by GDPR-specific tools and processes, are able to work with clients all over the world to ensure that their data processing practices meet the Europrivacy standard. We’re excited to move forwards and offer organisations even more world-class services which they can access when needing support and advice around the compliance of their data processing.”
GRC International Group PLC
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Alan Calder, Chief Executive Officer
Christopher Hartshorne, Finance Director
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Phil Davies, James Fischer
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James Serjeant, Russell Cook, Nicholas Chambers
About GRC International Group PLC
GRC is an international governance, risk management and compliance company whose main business is cyber defence-in-depth.
A technology business, its proprietary premier brands, including the market leader IT Governance Ltd, offer ‘Our expertise, your peace of mind’ for GRC’s wide range of domestic and international corporate customers across all industrial sectors.
GRC’s three operating divisions – Software as a Service (SaaS), e-Commerce and Services – offer a wide range of products and services encompassing IT governance, risk management, compliance with data protection and cyber security regulations, online and in-person training and staff awareness, consultancy, online publishing and distribution, and software. The Group’s capabilities also include products and services that enable corporates to address wider governance issues such as money laundering and bribery.
In addition to its UK business, GRC has operations in the EU, US and the Asia-Pacific region.