The DPO job

the dpo job

The DPO (Data Protection Officer) position may be an internal, salaried employee position or external and may involve a consulting firm, a lawyer or a specialist firm in the DPO.
The Data Protection Officer (DPO) is the person in charge of compliance with the European regulation on the protection of personal data (RGPD) within an organization.

How to choose a DPO?

  • Check if the person has training to be a DPO
  • It is better to choose a delegate living in a Member State of the European Union
  • A good knowledge of his sector of activity and how the treatment of the information systems and the needs that a society could have in terms of data protection and security
  • Have a key position to have the ear of good people who could advance compliance

It is very simple to designate a DPO. Just go to the CNIL website, there will be a link to a form they have given for this purpose.

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