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Data Protection Officer Checklist

Maintains thorough and comprehensive records pertaining to the collection, processing, and storage of personal data in compliance with the provisions of the GDPR.

  • Appoints the DPO on the basis of professional qualities and, in particular, expert knowledge of data protection law and practices. The DPO may be a staff member or an external service provider.
  • Provides the DPO’s contact details to the appropriate data protection authorities (DPAs).
  • Gives the DPO appropriate resources to carry out their tasks and maintain their expert knowledge.
  • Does not require the DPO to carry out any other tasks that could result in a conflict of interest.
  • Requires the DPO to report directly to the highest level of management.