DPO

France: The CNIL publishes a practical guide on Data Protection Officers

On 16 November 2021, the French data protection supervisory authority (the “CNIL”) published a practical guide (“Guide”) on Data Protection Officers (“DPOs”). The Guide provides a reminder of the applicable obligations regarding the designation, tasks and missions of DPOs as well as good practices to help organizations comply with their obligation to designate a DPO …

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ITALY: What will data protection officers be liable for?

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), companies that process large amounts of sensitive personal data or consistently monitor data subjects on a large scale will be required to appoint a data protection officer (DPO). As discussed in our previous posts, the DPO will have significant responsibilities, including reporting on data to the highest management …

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POLAND: GIODO special team publishes the “Proposed procedures before the Inspector General”

The Polish Data Protection Authority, GIODO (Generalny Inspektor Ochrony Danych Osobowych), as well as data controllers and data processors in Poland are currently preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Among other things, GIODO has recently proposed that Administrators of Information Security (so-called “ABIs”, or Administratorzy Bezpieczeństwa Informacji – the Polish counterparts of Data Protection Officers), who …

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