Data Protection Officer as a Service

 

What is a Data Protection Officer?

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) sets out a mandate for certain organisations and businesses to appoint a Data Protection Officer - the International Association of Privacy Professionals has estimated in the region of 75,000 Data Protection Officers will be required globally.

 

A Data Protection Officer's role is to:

      *   Advise organisations or businesses of their obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR),

      *   Ensure the organisation or business stays compliant,

      *   Co-operate with the supervisory authority, in the UK that is the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO),

      *   Perform data protection impact assessments, assess and advise on an appropriate action plan,

      *   Perform compliance audits,

      *   Develop and maintain an organisation's or businesses' policies and procedures,

      *   Perform awareness training for staff.

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Do I need a Data Protection Officer?

Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) there are certain organisations and businesses where it is a mandatory requirement such as where the processing is carried out by a public authority or body, where the core activities of the business involves processing special categories of data or where there is regular and systematic monitoring of data subjects on a large scale.

Organisations and businesses who hold personal data and who need a Data Protection Officer but due to size and complexity it may not warrant a full time role, here is where we can help.

 

Data Protection Officer by proxy

You need a Data Protection Officer but not full time? We offer a pay-as-you go service as your external Data Protection Officer to take away any concerns and worries you may have of those hefty fines and other potential consequnces of non-compliance.

We are able to offer flexible solutions to ensure you are and stay compliant.

 

Contact us to find out how we can be your external Data Protection Officer