Cloudfare announces that it has successfully demonstrated compliance with the EU Cloud Code of Conduct. This draft, led by CISPE (Cloud Infrastructure Services Providers in Europe), approved by the CNIL (June 2021), provides a guarantee that its services can be used in compliance with the General Regulations for Data Protection (GDPR) and that they are recognized as compliant by European supervisory authorities.
“The question of how personal data is processed by cloud services and whether these services comply with the GDPR is a key concern that CIOs and data protection officers, whether they work in the private or public sector, talk to us every day”Cloudflare’s Chief Privacy Officer Emily Hancock explains in a press release.
The American company, known for its solutions to secure and accelerate content delivery network and online applications, recalls joining the EU Cloud Code of Conduct last May to provide existing certifications in confidentiality (ISO 27701 and ISO 27018). Cloudflare is rated by the third-party organization Scope Europe, which verifies more than 80 control measures.
“We are proud to successfully emerge from the assessment process by receiving the EU Cloud Code of Conduct Mark of Conformity, as it demonstrates our GDPR compliance and is an important milestone in our work to build a better web”Emily Hancock says.
Open to providers of all cloud services (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS), the EU Cloud CoC was finalized in 2019, but it took until 2022 for the first compliant services to appear, including Aruba, AWS, Elogic, Leaseweb, Outscale and OVHCloud. . Now more than one service Twenty suppliers Successfully validated by Scope Europe.
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