AEPD Certification Scheme of Data Protection Officers

The purpose of this document is to establish the general guidelines that regulate the Certification Scheme for Persons for the “Data Protection Officer” category, set out in Section 4 of Chapter IV of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016, on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and the relationships between the different Agents who will be involved in such certification under conditions of accreditation.