DPO Consulting is a consulting firm specializing in the protection of personal data, which aims to support companies of all sizes in bringing their data processing into compliance with regulations.
The protection of personal data is today at the heart of profound debates of society. This element of protection of the private life is today the subject of a specific regulation resulting from the Law Informatique et Libertés of January 6th, 1978.
On April 27, 2016, a new European regulation was born. This has profoundly changed the way we manage data protection, in particular by requiring companies to establish a true policy of governance of the legal compliance of the processing of personal data.
DPO Consulting, a consulting firm specializing in the protection of personal data, assists you in the organizational and operational compliance of your institution. Created in 2015, DPO Consulting is a totally independent firm that shares the entrepreneurial spirit of its clients.
Experts in our field, we are versatile and we adapt quickly to all types of organization.
A Data Protection Officer (DPO) is the person responsible for ensuring the protection of personal data processed by a company. As such, he/she must ensure that all personal data under the company’s responsibility is used adequately and in accordance with applicable regulations.
The role of the Data Protection Officer has been formally defined by the European Union in the context of the General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR. Under this law and unlike the CIL, it is now mandatory in the following cases:
The DPO must be familiar with laws and practices relating to personal data and security. He must have technical and legal expertise in the field of personal data protection. The CNIL also recommends that he/she has a good knowledge of the company’s sector of activity and internal organisation, in particular of all processing operations, information systems and technical and organisational security measures.
The responsibilities of a DPO
Any company, of any type or size, that manages personal data of EU residents must have appointed a person in their organisation to monitor compliance with the GDPR. The main tasks of a Data Protection Officer are to :