Complying with applicable laws and monitoring changing regulations

Complying with applicable laws is important. Our Compliance Division monitors and reports about the compliance with applicable laws. On top of existing laws and regulations, we have a legal monitoring process in place, scanning for upcoming laws and changing regulations in order to identify changes and implement these accordingly.


The Directive 95/46/EC sets the harmonized European standard on data protection. We comply with the pursuant national laws. Appropriate measures are implemented to secure a safe and lawful processing of personal data. 

As of 25 May 2018 this Directive will be replaced by the Regulation (EU) 2016/679, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), being directly applicable in all EU Member States and harmonizing the data protection regulations throughout the EU, we are well advanced in our preparations for full GDPR compliance

Directive 95/46/EC (PDF)  
The Dutch Act on Financial Supervision (Wft) regulates the supervision of financial institutions in the Netherlands. As of 1 January 2014 ‘afwikkelondernemingen’ became in scope of the Financial Supervision Act and as from that date the Act became applicable for equensWorldline. All regulated activities are managed by our subsidiary equensWorldline NV. Both equensWorldline SE and equensWorldline NV are operating under the registered tradename Worldline Financial Services.
This Modern slavery statement has been published in accordance with the Modern Slavery Act 2015. It sets out the steps that we have taken to ensure that slavery and human trafficking are not taking place in its supply chains and in any parts of its business.

Worldline modern slavery statement (PDF)
In accordance with the Worldline’s Code of Ethics, its Business Partner’s commitment to integrity and the principle 10 of the United Nations Global Compact, the company is committed to conduct its business fairly, honestly and lawfully with whomever and wherever doing business, to work against Corruption in all its forms, including bribery, solicitation and extortion.

Worldline Anti-corruption statement (PDF)