4Science brings a high level of assurance to the services it provides
for its clients and partners, via the following key certifications
ISO 9001:2015 Certification
4Science complies with the requirements of standard UNI EN ISO 9001:2015 to provide customers with high quality services. The process of continual improvement ensures efficiency, reduces errors and maintains a high standard of service delivery.
DSpace Certified Platinum Provider
DSpace Certified Platinum Providers are organizations that have demonstrated expertise and a significant community effort to support DSpace open technologies. 4Science is a Certified Platinum Provider for DSpace.
4Science is registered in the APN (AWS Partner Network) with the data center based on the AWS cloud, as a Validated Partner with a qualified software solution. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, offering over 200 fully featured services from data centers globally. Millions of customers—including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies—are using AWS to lower costs, become more agile, and innovate faster. AWS has certification for compliance with ISO/IEC 27001:2013, 27017:2015, 27018:2019, ISO/IEC 9001:2015.
CSA Trusted Cloud Provider
The CSA Security Trust Assurance and Risk (STAR) Program encompasses key principles of transparency, rigorous auditing, and harmonization of standards. Companies who use STAR indicate best practices and validate the security posture of their cloud offerings. The STAR registry documents the security and privacy controls provided. This publicly accessible registry allows cloud customers to assess their security providers in order to make the best procurement decisions. 4Science is committed to such principles and published its self-assesment for DSpace(-CRIS/GLAM), Dataverse and OJS SaaS services in the registry.
ORCID Certified Service Provider
Certified Service Providers enable ORCID members to easily integrate ORCID into local workflows and systems and provide a more consistent user experience for researchers. DSpace-CRIS is fully integrated with ORCID in all its functions and was one of the first CRIS/RIMS products to receive this certification.
DataCite Registered Service Provider
A DataCite Registered Service Provider is an organization that has integrated with the DataCite APIs in order to allow existing DataCite Members to register DOIs using their own credentials. 4Science integrated DSpace, DSpace-CRIS, Dataverse and OJS to mint DataCite DOIs.
Below you can find the documentation on data treatment (GDPR compliance).
Data Management and Retention Policy
The Data Management and Retention Policy explains how 4Science manages customer-owned data during the contractual period.
Data Cancellation Policy
The data cancellation policies explain how 4Science deletes customer-owned data after the end of the contract period.