Designed to assist organizations in adhering to privacy laws worldwide, ISO 27701 Certification of ISO/IEC 27701 is a Privacy Information Management System (PIMS) standard.

ISO/IEC 27701 specifies the requirements and provides guidance for establishing, implementing, maintaining and continually improving a privacy information management system (PIMS). The standard covers how organizations should manage personally identifiable information (PII) and assists in demonstrating compliance with privacy regulations that may apply.

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Personal identifiable information (PII) is information that reveals someone's identity, and are sensitive

ISO/IEC 27701 extends your security efforts to cover privacy management if you have already implemented ISO 27001, including processing of PII to demonstrate compliance with data protection regulations. The standard can be mapped into privacy and frameworks defined in ISO/IEC 29100, ISO/IEC 27018, ISO/IEC 29151 and GDPR. The framework provides a model for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining and improving an information security management system.

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QRC provides hassle free and cost-effective PIMS Certification services with defined milestones. As an independent certification body, we follow these major steps as a part of our certification process:

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Application Process

Assist clients to fill in the Client Information Form and give you the best quote on the basis of information shared.

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Stage 1 Audit

Audit the client's management system documentation, collect necessary information regarding the scope of the management system and determine the preparedness for the stage 2 audit.

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Stage 2 Audit

Evaluate the implementation, including effectiveness, of the management system for the Stage 2 Audit. Gather the information and evidence about conformity to all requirements of the applicable management system standard.

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Annual Surveillance

Verifying the implementation of the management system, reconfirming continued compliance to the applicable standard and other normative documents.

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Recertification Audit

Verify overall continuing effectiveness of the organization's management system in entirety.

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Transfer Audits

Assist you in a smooth transfer process from your existing certification and complete the certification cycle.

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Multi-Site Audits

Specialized in handling multisite audits.

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frequently asked questions

Maintaining the ISO 27701 certification is necessary for the management system to operate properly. For the next three years, your business will need to consistently submit to an annual surveillance audit. You must obtain recertification following the expiration of the validity term.

Information Security Management System standard ISO 27001 has been improved with ISO 27701 certification (ISMS). The General Data Privacy Regulations (GDPR) and other PII laws are adhered to by your company in accordance with the ISO 27701 standard. You must have the ISO 27001 standard implemented in your firm before you can enjoy the advantages of it. Similarly, if your business sets an ISMS, you may show that you have an effective and efficient system for data security. ISO 27701 is the enhanced version of ISO 27001, which has the capacity to eliminate risks or dangers surrounding privacy management systems.

ISO/IEC 27701 extends your security efforts to cover privacy management. This includes processing of PII to demonstrate compliance with data protection regulations such as GDPR.

ISO 27701 is a Extension to ISO 27001 including how organizations should manage personal information, and assists in demonstrating compliance with privacy regulations around the world.

The intended application of ISO/IEC 27701 is to augment the existing ISMS with privacy-specific controls and, thus, create PIMS to enable effective privacy management within an organization.

ISO/IEC 27701 is applicable to all types and sizes of organizations, including public and private companies, government entities and not-for-profit organizations.

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