Data Protection Officer Responsibilities
Identified And Protected
Ensure that all personal and sensitive data is identified and protected
Training And Awareness
Train and educate employees regarding GDPR and data protection
Point Of Contact
Serve as point of contact for the organisation, between organisations and with the supervisory authorities
Head GDPR compliance
The DPO needs to visibly provide leadership and direction-setting for the GDPR compliance program
Data Protection Impact Assessments
Ensure that DPIAs (Data Protection Impact Assessments) are completed throughout all major changes in the organisations
Manage Data Subjects queries, concerns and awareness regarding how their personal data is being used
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