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How to build and maintain a data governance system

While data mapping and inventory, and establishing a lawful basis for processing, are logically the first two steps on the road to GDPR compliance, these activities require coordination among many people throughout the organization to be performed by at least one person who is both knowledgeable about the GDPR and capable of project management. Whether that person’s title is DPO or not will depend on additional analysis of the relevant GDPR provisions.

Source: Top 10 Operational Responses to the GDPR – Part 3: Build and maintain a data governance system

Rise of the Data Protection Officer, the Hottest Tech Ticket in Town

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GDPR: How to build and maintain a data governance system

While data mapping and inventory, and establishing a lawful basis for processing, are logically the first two steps on the road to GDPR compliance, these activities require coordination among many people throughout the organization to be performed by at least one person who is both knowledgeable about the GDPR and capable of project management. Whether that person’€™s title is DPO or not will depend on additional analysis of the relevant GDPR provisions.

Source: Top 10 Operational Responses to the GDPR – Part 3: Build and maintain a data governance system

Always on: The new era of continuous privacy compliance

The EU General Data Protection Regulation is only months away, and more organizations are beginning to contemplate what they need to do for compliance. Many will begin their efforts with survey-based privacy impact assessments because for many privacy professionals that is what they are most familiar with.

Source: Always on: The new era of continuous privacy compliance

Two paths to meeting GDPR training requirements

For months, the DPO’s team has been working on getting their program in place. They can finally see their way past writing policies and conducting privacy impact assessments and leading their team as they document all their data classification procedures. Now it’s time to decide how they’ll handle the training requirements embedded within the GDPR.

Source: Two paths to meeting GDPR training requirements

The Privacy Officer’s Handbook

A FREE introductory guide to the Privacy Officer’s role, and what should be included in a privacy management program. It will help you get started, create your ‘To Do’ list, and link you to other resources you might find useful along the way.

While  this Handbook is written in the context of the Australian Privacy Act, the it provides a useful introduction to the topic in any jurisdiction.

Source: The Privacy Officer’s Handbook

How do the DPO and EU representative interplay?

The GDPR applies to controllers and processors that process personal data of individuals in the EU, regardless of where the organization is established in the world. Those organizations that are not established inside the EU are required to appoint a representative who is established in the EU for purposes of GDPR compliance. The GDPR also requires a data protection officer under some circumstances, and makes the role voluntary otherwise, and the Article 29 Working Party recommends the DPO be located within the EU for accessibility even if the controller or processor is not.

Source: How do the DPO and EU representative interplay?

Why should a data protection officer be global?

The General Data Protection Regulation introduces a general EU-wide obligation to appoint a formal data protection officers. This role is responsible for overseeing the data protection (or privacy) management programs within data controllers or data processors’ companies in order to satisfy regulators and assure that organizations remain in compliance with GDPR over time.

Source: Why should a data protection officer be global?

The ‘good officer’ that controls our data. How to appoint a DPO

The appointment of the Data Protection Officer (DPO) is one of the most controversial points of the implementation of the new Reg. EU 2016/679 on data protection. The Data Protection Authority provides guidance on this matter through a series of FAQs.

Source: The ‘good officer’ that controls our data. How to appoint a DPO

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