Why Choose DataTracks for XBRL/XML Reporting in the European Union?

When dealing with financial reports, security is of the highest priority. In Europe, companies rely significantly on XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language) and XML (eXtensible Markup Language) for financial reporting. Ensuring the safety and confidentiality of these reports is critical. DataTracks, an industry leader in regulatory compliance, provides this assurance to businesses. Let’s look at how DataTracks secures XML and XBRL reports, ensuring that your sensitive data is safeguarded.

The Importance of Security in XML and XBRL Reporting

XBRL and XML reports include important financial information. Any compromise to this data could result in significant financial losses and reputational damage. As a result, organisations must choose a service provider such as DataTracks to protect the security of their reports.

1. Data Encryption

It is one of the primary methods DataTracks uses to safeguard XBRL reports. Encryption is like putting your data in a locked box that only authorised persons can open. DataTracks employs strong encryption techniques to protect data while it is being transmitted over the Internet and kept on servers. This means that even if someone intercepts the data, they will be unable to read it.

2. GDPR Compliance

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe establishes strict standards for how personal data should be handled. DataTracks follows these guidelines, guaranteeing that all data is handled lawfully and transparently. This compliance adds an additional degree of protection to your XBRL and XML reports.

3. Robust Access Controls

DataTracks ensures that only the right people have access to your data. They employ multi-factor authentication (in which users require more than one method to verify their identity), role-based access (in which people only access data required for their job), and regular checks to ensure that these controls are operational. This lowers the risk of unauthorised access.

4. Secure Data Centres

DataTracks stores your data in highly secure, firewall-protected data centres located in European cities. These centres have tight security measures like biometric access and surveillance cameras. They also hold ISO 27001 certification, which is an international standard for information security. This means that DataTracks takes every precaution to keep your data safe.

5. Regular Security Checks

For XBRL and XML reporting, DataTracks undertakes frequent security audits to ensure that their security procedures remain up to date. These audits examine their security policies, methods, and technologies to discover and address any flaws. DataTracks protects the security of their systems by regularly monitoring and improving them.

6. Safe Software Development Practices

Security is built into DataTracks’ software from the start. They adhere to secure coding practices and routinely test their product for vulnerabilities. This proactive approach helps them avoid security risks with their XML and XBRL reporting solutions.

7. Disaster Recovery

What if something goes wrong? DataTracks has a thorough disaster recovery plan in place to ensure the safety of your data and the speedy restoration of its services. This plan comprises regular data backups, redundant systems, and tried-and-tested recovery techniques. It ensures that even in the event of a disaster, your reports will be safe and accessible.


When it comes to XBRL and XML reporting in Europe, security is critical. DataTracks offers a secure platform for maintaining and reporting XBRL and XML reports, ensuring that your sensitive financial information is always safeguarded. Moreover, the experts have more than 19 years of experience in creating error-free compliance reports to be submitted to regulatory authorities like ESMA, EBA, IRS, OECD and EIOPA.

The professionals at the company have a track record of over 400,000 reports for 28,000+ clients in 26 countries. By choosing DataTracks, you can be confident that your financial reports are secure and compliant with European regulations, allowing you to focus on what is most important: your business. Contact an expert TODAY at +31202253702 or email enquiry@datatracks.eu

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