Data Protection Officer (DPO)
DPO, is it the best job in the world? Well, it may be somewhat more trendy to be a pilot. Let’s see, what other professions exist where legislation requires that you may not accept any instruction about the performance of your tasks, you may not be called to account and you may not be dismissed? Not many, that is for sure, but it involves some responsibility too.
GDPR – About providing information
You might have heard the story of the ‘microwaved cat’ before. This issue was unsettling enough to be true and to draw our attention to the importance of providing the proper information via the proper channel on time…
Who do you need for GDPR preparation?
Prior to the digitalization era, to gain and keep customer confidence was limited to deliver continuous high-quality service. Nowadays, data privacy has become at least as important. If a company cannot guarantee the confidentiality, integrity and availability of our information, we simply do not trust them … As a recent data breach shows us: who wants to be on Facebook today? (See more about Facebook – Cambridge Analytica scandal)
Ensuring the lawfulness of processing
According to previous legislation practices on information self-determination and freedom of information, the legal basis for data processing was given by the stakeholder’s consent and legal obligation.
Data controller and data processor
You must have read about processor and controller on many blogs before, therefore you probably know the difference between the two by now. Let’s be honest it isn’t a rocket science, but when it comes to responsibility there are a few things that should be clear.
GDPR is coming – What can we do before the deadline of May?
The deadline for the implementation of the changes required by GDPR is getting closer therefore we have collected the key actions that companies need to carry out before the 25 May deadline. We have also examined the rights of the affected parties, which you can read about in more details below.