GDPR Compliance and DPO
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Compliance and Data Protection Officer (DPO) offerings are an integral part of any privacy and security program.
The most important change in data privacy regulation in decades, GDPR is a regulation issued by the European Commission, the European Parliament, and the Council of Ministers of the European Union that is reshaping the way in which data is handled across every sector, from healthcare to banking and beyond.
Data Protection Officers ensure that an organization applies the laws protecting individuals’ personal data. Kuma’s experts can help you become and stay compliant with the latest in privacy regulations.
A GDPR Compliance Assessment will identify the scope of data processing operations, summarize the current state of readiness for GDPR, and provide recommendations aligned with the business priorities for the designated business unit or product.
The Compliance Assessment will support risk-informed decision-making to both prepare for and comply with GDPR, as well as drive the maturing of the organizational information privacy and data protection profile.
The assessment will include:
- An Executive Summary of the most important considerations for GDPR compliance
- An overview of the current state and recommendations for remediation
- An action-oriented GDPR Road Map (also known as Implementation Plan) that will accompany the Executive Summary
- A Road Map will illuminate relevant GDPR requirements with recommendations for strategic and tactical approaches to accomplishing compliance as tailored specifically to the organization’s vision and business objectives.
Data Protection Officer
The Data Protection Officer will be responsible for ensuring that the organization is compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other relevant international privacy and data protection regulations. The Data Protection Officer will educate on important compliance requirements, serve as the point of contact for GDPR (and other international) Supervisory Authorities, monitoring performance and providing advice on the impact of data protection efforts, maintain comprehensive records of all data processing activities conducted by the company, including the purpose of all processing activities, which must be made public on request, and interface with data subjects to inform them about how their data is being used, their rights to have their personal data erased, and what measures the company has put in place to protect their personal information.
The DPO provides strategic guidance and direction to support designated aspects of the organizational development and implementation of the Data Protection Program, including administration of the GDPR Roadmap.They will provide direct content and contributions to the functional areas of the Data Protection Program development and implementation, including being available for questions, meetings, programmatic decisions, and privacy aspects of the organization’s corporate operations and systems.
This may include translation of applicable business requirements into both the policy and technological stacks to support technical implementation of policies and procedures with the ultimate goal of enhancing the privacy engineering of the organization’s systems to comply with GDPR.
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