Since 2018 it has been compulsory for certain organisations to appoint a data protection officer (DPO). ProDPO provides a team of experts in data protection law and practice who provide outsourced services to companies across the globe.
Our clients are looking for an alternative to the challenges and cost of hiring a full time DPO; we provide GDPR compliance expertise, thereby helping our clients mitigate the risk of enforcement action.
The benefits of choosing ProDPO
We are the natural partner for organisations who are looking for an alternative solution to directly employing a data protection officer.
Choosing ProDPO™ as your external DPO means that you can rely on our expertise in data protection law and practices to:
- Inform and advise your organisation and its employees on the requirements of the GDPR.
- Monitor your organisation’s compliance with the GDPR.
- Advise on data protection impact assessments (which become mandatory under the GDPR for certain activities).
- Cooperate with the data protection authority, and act as the designated point of contact for the supervisory authority.
In essence we remove the burden of compliance allowing you to focus on running your business.
The ProDPO outsourced DPO service provides you with an experienced DPO on a flexible and cost-effective basis, as allowed by the GDPR. Each company has its own requirements, so we tailor our service to your needs whatever stage you are on your compliance journey.
The team provide on-site service and remote support, and as your designated DPO we are available to you throughout the working day via telephone, email or on-site.
We work across a number of sectors, helping organisations meet their increased responsibilities under the GDPR.
- Sporting associations
- Market research
- Not for profit
- Sub prime lender
- Trust fund
Who needs to appoint a DPO?
Since 2018 the GDPR makes it compulsory for organisations to appoint a data protection officer if they are :
This includes civil service, local authorities and NGOs
Organisations whose core activities requite regular and systematic monitoring on a large scale (eg web analytics)
Large Scale Processing
Organisations whose core activities consist of large scale processing of special categories of data (such as information concerning individuals’ health, race or sex life or sexual orientation)
For organisations who do not fall under one of the categories but are looking to appoint a DPO on a voluntary basis