Personal Information Management System

PIMS Certification

PIMS (Personal Information Management System) is a certification awarded to corporations who properly handled personal information. The certification is awarded only to candidates that have implemented systematic and sustained protective measures for personal information. Actions taken by corporations or public agencies to handle and protect personal information is assessed for conformity with the ‘Personal Information Protection Act’, in accordance with the ‘Act on the Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection, etc.’ Certification is carried out by the Korea Internet Security Agency (KISA), and awarded by the Korea Communications Commission.

Macrogen has received PIMS certification for ‘genomic analysis and clinical diagnostic services’, a first in the genomic analysis industry. In accordance with the ‘Bioethics and Safety Act’, which bioscience companies are required to comply with, Macrogen has successfully implemented a personal information protection system befitting its status as a genetic analysis company.