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Data Protection Law

What is General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and The Data Protection Bill (DPB)?

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new privacy regulation, implemented across the European Union. It provides individuals with more control over their personal data, ensures transparency and accountability around the use of their data, and requires appropriate security and controls to protect their data. The regulation becomes enforceable from 25th May 2018.

The Data Protection Bill (DPB) was announced in the Queen’s Speech on 21 June 2017. The Bill updates data protection laws in the UK, supplementing the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR), implementing the EU Law Enforcement Directive, as well as extending data protection laws to areas which are not covered by the GDPR. It is intended to provide a comprehensive package to protect personal data.

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What do you need to know about OurDPO?

Do we require a DPO?

Yes, on a mandatory basis, if you fit any of the following 3 criteria (you can also appoint one voluntarily):

  • Where the processing is carried out by a public authority or body;
  • Where the “core activities” of the controller or processor consist of processing operations which require regular and systematic monitoring” of data subjects on a “large scale”; or
  • Where the “core activities” of the controller or processor consist of processing on a “large scale” of “special categories of personal data” or data relating to criminal convictions and offences.

What’s included?

  • Be the first point of contact for supervisory authorities and for individuals whose data is processed (employees, customers etc).
  • The monitoring of compliance with the GDPR and other data protection laws, including managing internal data protection activities, advising on data protection impact assessments; training staff and conducting internal audits.
  • Informing and advising the organisation and its employees about their obligations to comply with the GDPR and other data protection laws.

Benefits of an outsourced DPO

Outsourcing the DPO role is simple – you benefit from the following:

  • External and independent assurance free from a conflict of interest. CEOs, IT, HR, Marketing and Legal Advisors are not allowed to act as DPOs, which can make selecting a DPO a challenging;
  • Guidance & advice from dedicated industry professionals. Organisations are required to appoint a DPO based on professional experience and provide their DPO with continuous training. OurDPO has expert knowledge and have received advanced training without you paying for it.;
  • A dedicated point of contact to provide a consistent and personal service. External DPOs can make use of their experience from other companies for your organisation’s benefit, creating a synergy effect;
  • Practical and cost effective. The packages offered by an OurDPO may well be more price-effective than then long-term costs of deploying your own staff resources.
  • Ensures the DPO requirements, under GDPR Articles 37-39, are met. Organisations experiencing difficulty recruiting a qualified and experienced DPO can appoint a virtual DPO in the short to medium term.

OurDPO’s commitment to you:

  • Dedicated point of contact;
  • Manage the assignment of responsibilities to deliver compliance with data protection laws and policies;
  • Inform and advise on data protection laws and policies;
  • Maintain data protection policies and procedures;
  • Monitor compliance with data protection laws and policies;
  • Oversee the maintenance of records required to demonstrate data protection compliance;
  • Supervise and advise on data protection impact assessments (DPIA’s);
  • Manage a program of awareness-raising and training to deliver compliance and to foster a data privacy culture;
  • Manage an assurance program and related audits;
  • Support the data incident response and data breach notification procedures this service is inclusive of time outside of hours on site in the event of responding to a data breach;
  • Be the contact point with and co-operate with the relevant Data Protection Authorities and to data subjects when exercising their individual data rights as well as supervise and advise on the response to such requests;
  • Provide updates on the data protection compliance programme to Board and Management;
  • Participate in relevant working groups;
  • Professional reporting & accountability at board level;

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OurDPO is a dedicated outsourced Data Protection Officer (DPO) service that has been developed by and is provided by Bruce & Butler Limited.

OurDPO provide clients with a service of the highest quality in a professional, commercial and responsive manner. OurDPO aims to assist in developing your organisation to reach its maximum potential in line with data protection compliance.

Engaging OurDPO’s services allows your organisation to appoint dedicated industry professionals who have the knowledge and expertise of data protection law and practices to ensure and demonstrate compliance with relevant data protection law.

Matt Bruce – Director & Data Protection Consultant

matt@bruceandbutler.com / 0800 999 5550/ 07808650818

Andy Butler – Director & Data Loss and Recovery Specialist

info@bruceandbutler.com / 0800 999 5550

Gareth Kitchen – Data Protection Consultant

gareth@bruceandbutler.com / 0800 999 5550

Chloe Ashley – Associate Data Protection Consultant

chloe@bruceandbutler.com / 0800 999 5550

Tom Ward – Associate Data Protection Consultant

tom@bruceandbutler.com / 0800 999 5550

Sherelle Ebanks – Administration Support

sherelle@bruceandbutler.com / 0800 999 5550

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Where to Find Us

9, Neepsend Triangle Business Centre,
1 Burton Rd,
Sheffield,
S3 8BW

Email Us At

info@ourdpo.co.uk

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Phone: 0800 999 5550
Mobile: 07808 650 818