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PRESS RELEASE: Schellman becomes the newest supporting member of the EU Cloud Code of Conduct

SCOPE Europe EU Cloud CoC Supporter Press Release

Brussels, 10 August 2021– The EU Cloud CoC General Assembly is beyond pleased to welcome Schellman & Company, LLC (“Schellman”) as our supporting member and strongly believes in the unique potential of this collaboration for the fostering of international alignment under robust data protection standards.

Building trust and confidence is a common priority and one of the main drivers behind the successful engagement of Schellman with the EU Cloud CoC. Being the only fully legally operational GDPR Code of Conduct in the market, the EU Cloud CoC became a high-quality standard and having Schellman’s support is certainly a testimony of this unique achievement.

Schellman’s outstanding expertise in optimizing compliance exercises while enhancing the highest levels of security will undoubtedly contribute significantly to several of the key working streams of the General Assembly. Furthermore, this partnership will foment international alignment on GDPR implementation as well as complementarity and interoperability among different compliance standards worldwide.

Against this background, we look forward to continuously working together to create practical solutions that enable companies to innovate and grow while safeguarding the adequate protection of data subjects.

Reacting to the membership, Managing Principal, Debbie Zaller , stated:

Schellman strives to support our customers in efficiently navigating today’s complex compliance efforts and, therefore, in enjoying the highest levels of security and legal certainty. Given this overarching objective, supporting the EU Cloud CoC came as a natural development of our day-to-day work. We believe in the potential that derives from the strong alignment of our values and are proud to work alongside such committed group of stakeholders.

Addressing the membership of Schellman, Jörn Wittmann, Managing Director of SCOPE Europe, said:

As SCOPE Europe, we are thrilled to welcome a company whose priority is to foment trust and elevate data protection standards. Schellman’s solid expertise and long-lasting commitment to our core values will certainly produce meaningful outcomes for the EU Cloud CoC community and, in that context, we are truly excited to working together on the continuous improvement of global privacy practices.

About the EU Cloud CoC

The EU Cloud Code of Conduct is an approved and fully legally operational Code of Conduct pursuant to Article 40 GDPR. Defining clear requirements for Cloud Service Providers to implement Article 28 GDPR, the Code covers all cloud service layers (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS), has its compliance overseen by an accredited monitoring body, and represents the vast majority of the European cloud industry market share.