The Member States, the supervisory authorities, the Board and the Commission shall encourage, in particular at Union level, the establishment of data protection certification mechanisms and of data protection seals and marks, for the purpose of demonstrating compliance with this Regulation of processing operations by controllers and processors. The specific needs of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises shall be taken into account.
Chapter IV, Section 4, Article 42, Paragraph 1
Regulation's subject matter
Certification (Article 42, Section 5, Chapter IV)
Principle or rule
Board Commission Member state Supervisory authority