A Trusted Privacy Seal
For businesses headquartered outside of the United States, the BBB National Programs Vendor Privacy Program certification seal serves as a reliable beacon, demonstrating that your business handles customer data in a manner that meets or exceeds reasonable security and accountability safeguards.
This self-verifying seal appears on the privacy policies of every certified business, linking to a web page that explains the scope of the business’s privacy commitments and allows consumers to submit data privacy complaints. The business also receives a customized and confidential Findings Report, showing how its policies and procedures meet each Program Requirement.
Organizations headquartered outside the U.S. use the VPP certification to demonstrate their responsible data processing practices to their partners, backed by BBB National Programs’ commitment to delivering independent accountability to privacy promises.
Risk-BasedVPP-certified vendors must implement proportional security safeguards and trusted accountability mechanisms.
VerifiableAlong with the VPP Certification seal, certified vendors receive a custom findings report to demonstrate their trusted best practices to current and prospective partners.
ScalableBBB National Programs’ VPP Certification is designed to scale to the operational requirements of vendors of all sizes.
Requirements & Procedures
Ready to Apply?Review the process and complete the form below. Still have questions? Talk to our team. The Global Privacy team’s certification specialists are standing by to answer your questions. Email us.
Apply Now: Vendor Privacy
Thank you for choosing to apply for BBB National Programs’ Vendor Privacy Program (VPP) certification.
To begin the application process, please submit the form below. After receiving your completed form, a member of BBB National Programs' Global Privacy Division will be in touch to complete the intake process. If you have any questions, contact us.