Your Data Protection Officer (DPO)

Our Compliance Staff will Direct & Oversee Data Protection Activities

If your US-based company provides products or services to persons residing within the European Union, your company will need to comply with European Regulation (EU) 2016/679, issued by the European Parliament and European Council the 27th of April 2016. The above EU regulation provides guidelines and requirements pertaining to the protection of individuals and respecting the treatment of personal data and the circulation of obtained personal data. This regulation officially revokes Directive 95/46 / EC (European Community General Data Protection Regulation).

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In summary, the European Regulation (EU) 2016/679 states that, as of May 25, 2018, a company will be required to retain within the company, a "Data Protection Manager" (Data Protection Officer or DPO) who will be responsible for ensuring the proper management of personal data.

To comply with this regulation your company will be permitted two possible choices:

  • Employ a Data Protection Officer (DPO);
  • Hire a DPO on a consultancy contract basis.

Our Firm has treated, on several occasions, privacy policy issues in litigation proceedings, and can provide the expert legal services that your company requires.

Our designated DPO compliance staff has professional experience and expertise in data protection protocols, as well as a deep understanding of the EU Data Protection Regulation. Our DPO compliance staff consists of capable and clear communicators, they are able to effectively disseminate relevant knowledge and they have a deep understanding of the legal requirements pertaining to the established regulation. Our DPO compliance staff is skilled in developing and implementing effective data protection practices as well as providing expert guidance with procedural changes.

The primary concern of our DPO compliance staff is protecting the regulated data and enabling compliance. Our Firm does not facilitate shortcuts or in find legal loopholes within the regulation. Our DPO compliance staff must be involved in all aspects of data protection within your organization, and must be notified of all data processing and protection issues or concerns in a timely manner.

Our DPO compliance staff will direct and oversee all data protection activities within your company. Our staff will plan the policy and associated procedures, bringing the organization into compliance with the established regulation. In addition, our DPO compliance staff will monitor the implementation of policies and procedures, ensuring that all staff are fully trained with regards to the regulations, assigning of responsibilities, as well as the handling of public"s requests pertaining to personal data. The DPO compliance staff will keep your company"s management informed regarding their obligations under the established regulation, and will be the primary point of contact for communication with supervisory authorities.

In addition, our DPO compliance staff will also retain responsibility for monitoring notifications and communications regarding potential and/or actual personal data breaches, as detailed in Articles 31 and 32 of the established regulation. The staff will also document public and regulator requests regarding the removal of, destruction of, and/or accessibility of protected personal data.

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