The Registry Information Service on European Residents (RISER) project offers a central online service that enables companies to request and verify address information throughout Europe in a simple and cost-effective way. On 17 February 2011 the trans-European address verification service RISER was awarded the European Privacy Seal (EuroPriSe) for the implementation of exemplary data protection and data security measures. RISER customers can be sure that their data will be treated confidentially and in line with the national and European data protection regulations. The service is operating as an interface between customers and suppliers, by offering uniform access for the customer and managing the multiple relations to the suppliers (population registers) at a central junction. The European Privacy Seal focuses on data protection and privacy. It evaluates against the demanding requirements set by the European Data Protection regulations. The EuroPriSe certificate was awarded after successful evaluation of the service by an independent expert and a validation of the evaluation by an impartial certification body (