Differences between a Data Protection Officer and a Chief Privacy Officer

The question of where to place, and how to structure, the privacy function is a crucial one for organisations striving for privacy excellence. The Data Protection Officer (DPO) and Chief Privacy Officer (CPO) are two key roles for any global organisation processing personal data at scale. While they have overlapping responsibilities, they are in [...]

By |2021-08-19T11:34:04+01:0018th August, 2021|DPO, ThoughtLeadership|

DPO qualifications – what are they?

While the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) states that the DPO ‘shall be designated on the basis of professional qualities and, in particular, expert knowledge of data protection law’, it does not define in detail thequalifications needed to fulfil the role. However, various data protection authorities (DPA) have stipulated requirements, for example, the Irish [...]

By |2021-08-03T16:04:12+01:003rd August, 2021|DPO|
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