DPO

Who can be a DPO?

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GDPR exposes your organisation. Digitorc can help protect you.

GDPR lays out some parameters describing who can be a DPO. In brief the DPO should be trained in data protection law while the level of expertise required is situational. Like much of this principled based legislation, it is worth looking at the primary texts to understand the concepts. DPO’s background The main texts to […]

DPO

What does a DPO do?

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For us to be secure we need to privacy. The role of DPO is to ensure that EU GDPR regulations are fully implemented in organisations

The Data protection officers (DPO) is an unusual role, as it has some statutory functions and independence, yet still exists within an organisation’s line structure. GDPR did not introduce the concept of DPO. The practice of appointing a DPO has developed in several Member States over the years since Directive 95/46/EC3 in October 1995. However since the coming into force of GDPR appointing DPOs is now mandatory […]