GDPR Compliance: Setting Responsibilities Of Your Data Protection Officer (DPO)

To be compliant with EU GDPR, you must ensure your organisation has somebody in place who holds the responsibility of creating the processes and policies to achieve compliance – known as a Data Protection Officer (DPO). Whether that be somebody already in-house or a newly appointed employee, full-time or part-time, this is an important part of meeting requirements of the new legislation.

With an estimated 40 percent of organisations still not prepared, the best place to start is to define the responsibilities of this role and start to delegate these to your chosen individual.

In this Whitepaper – you will learn key insights for what should be considered when filling this position including:

  • The legal requirements for the Data Protection Officer (DPO)
  • The skills and qualifications needed in a DPO
  • Whether its best to hire a new DPO, add responsibilities to an existing role or outsource the role