ISO/IEC 27701 - Privacy Information (PIMS)

Protect Data, Build Trust

In today's digital age, data has become the lifeblood of modern business. It fuels innovation, drives marketing strategies, and fosters strong customer relationships. However, with this ever-growing reliance on data comes a heightened responsibility to protect it. Data breaches can be devastating, eroding customer trust, damaging brand reputation, and incurring significant financial penalties.

Glocert's ISO 27701 Certification Service empowers you to take control of your data security. We guide you in establishing a robust Privacy Information Management System (PIMS) that meets the highest international standards. This not only safeguards sensitive information but also demonstrates your unwavering commitment to data privacy, building trust with clients and stakeholders. By partnering with Glocert for ISO 27701 certification, you invest in the future of your business, ensuring a competitive edge while fostering a culture of data security and responsible data handling practices.

What is ISO/IEC 27701?

ISO/IEC 27701 is an international standard that provides guidelines for establishing, implementing, maintaining, and continually improving a Privacy Information Management System (PIMS). It is an extension of the ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management System (ISMS) standard and is designed to help organizations protect the privacy of personal information and comply with data protection regulations.

Benefits of ISO/IEC 27701 Certification

Achieving ISO/IEC 27701 certification offers a wide range of benefits to organizations, including:

  • Enhanced Data Protection: ISO/IEC 27701 helps organizations establish a robust framework for protecting personal information and sensitive data.
  • Compliance with Data Protection Regulations: By aligning with ISO/IEC 27701 requirements, organizations can demonstrate compliance with data protection laws and regulations, such as the GDPR.
  • Improved Customer Trust: ISO/IEC 27701 certification signals to customers and stakeholders that an organization is committed to protecting their privacy and data security.
  • Reduced Risk of Data Breaches: Implementing a PIMS based on ISO/IEC 27701 helps organizations identify and mitigate data security risks, reducing the likelihood of data breaches.
  • Enhanced Reputation: ISO/IEC 27701 certification enhances an organization's reputation by demonstrating a commitment to data privacy and security.
  • Competitive Advantage: ISO/IEC 27701 certification can provide a competitive edge by demonstrating compliance with international data protection standards.

Our ISO/IEC 27701 Certification Process

At Glocert International, we follow a structured and systematic approach to help organizations achieve ISO/IEC 27701 certification. Our process includes the following key steps:

  • Application Process
  • Initial Audit (Stage 1)
  • Initial Audit (Stage 2)
  • Technical Review
  • Decision Recommendation and Approval
  • Certification Issuance
  • Surveillance / Special Audits
  • Re-certification Audit
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Steps in Obtaining ISO/IEC 27701 Certification

As the feat of obtaining an ISO/IEC 27701 certification may seem to be a daunting task at the hands of an organisation's management, we have outlined here the path that the organisation should be travelling in to make the process a lot easier.

  • Initial consultation and gap analysis
  • Development of quality management system documentation
  • Implementation and training
  • Internal audit and management review
  • Pre-assessment audit
  • Final assessment and certification
  • Surveillance audits and recertification

Why Choose Glocert for ISO Certifications?


Glocert International is a globally accredited Conformity Assessment Body for ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015 by IAS Inc, USA, a member of the IAF (International Accreditation Forum) and signatory to a number of bilateral, regional and international agreements.

This provides international recognition and acceptance to certificates issued by Glocert International in the following schemes:

  • ISO 9001 – Quality Management Systems (QMS)
  • ISO 20000-1 – Information Technology Service Management Systems (ITSMS)
  • ISO 22301 – Business Continuity Management Systems (BCMS)
  • ISO/IEC 27001 – Information Security Management Systems (ISMS)
  • ISO/IEC 27701 – Privacy Information Management Systems (PIMS)
  • ISO 55001 – Asset Management Systems (AMS)


Our team of experienced auditors and consultants possess in-depth knowledge of ISO standards and industry best practices. We understand that every organization is unique, which is why we offer customized certification solutions tailored to your specific needs and requirements.

Continuous Support

Beyond certification, we provide ongoing support and guidance to help you maintain compliance, drive improvement, and achieve your business objectives. We pride ourselves in providing the highest standard of customer support services in the industry and it is a major reason why more and more organisations choose us to help them over the long run.

Unlock the full potential of your organisation with Glocert International as your trusted partner.

Contact us today to learn more about our ISO/IEC 27701 certification services and how we can support your organization's journey towards excellence.
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