EU Cloud Code of Conduct
Scope Europe (Scope
EU) is an independent third party association that has
the EU Cloud Code of Conduct (CoC).
The CoC is a set of requirements that enable Cloud Service
Providers (CSPs) to demonstrate their alignment with the
GDPR. Per Art. 40 of
the GDPR, codes of conduct should help organizations achieve
alignment with the GDPR.
While the EU Cloud Code of Conduct (CoC) is pending
official endorsement by supervisory authorities, the Scope
EU permits CSPs to demonstrate their adherence to the EU CoC
under provisional assessment procedures.
Google Cloud Platform and Google Workspace have
demonstrated their adherence to the CoC at the second level
of compliance, which means that these services commit to
implementing data protection and security policies that
align to the GDPR as determined by the Scope EU. To
demonstrate compliance, Google Cloud performed an internal
audit of over 80 CoC requirements and leveraged our existing
independent third-party certificates and audits, such as