The DPO – Role, benefits and risks

The role of the Data Protection Officer, in short DPO, is discussed in Chapter IV, Section 4 of the GDPR. If you are new to the subject, you might find it helpful to read our article What is a Data Protection Officer? as it might shed some light on the main questions regarding DPOs. Mandatory DPO So lets take another look at the three situations

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Erasure, Restriction and Objection – Rights – Part 3

In the last post in the series on data subjects rights we will be covering the right to erasure, the right to restrict processing and the right to object. In case you missed them, the first post in the series talked about access and rectification, while our second post talked about profiling and data portability. The right to erasure (right to be

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Consent management under the GDPR

Consent management is probably one of the hottest topics in the GDPR. It is not a new subject, but the requirements imposed by the Regulation, together with high fines for non-compliance, make it a very important topic. On our website, we tackled the subject on more than one occasion - both in the main topic "How does consent work?" and more in detail in

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How to get started on GDPR compliance?

25th May 2018... The General Data Protection Regulation is approaching fast. With only a year left to prepare, many companies are starting to wonder how to get started on GDPR implementation. Some might think they should start by actually reading the Regulation but, truth be told, after reading the 99 articles you might find yourself more confused than