Designating a Data Protection Officer: Key ConsiderationsPosted in : Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 15 May 2018
In the third of the series by Crowley Solicitors on data processing in the workplace, Eimear Boyle explains when a DPO is required and the scope of their role. The DPO’s duties and responsibilities are highlighted and consideration is given to whether a Privacy Officer, as distinct from a DPO, is more appropriate.
Who needs to consider appointing a DPO in their business/organisation?
- Public authorities/bodies; or
- Controllers or processors whose core activities consist of regular and systematic monitoring of data subjects on a large scale; or
- Controllers or processors whose core activities consist of the processing on a large scale of special category/sensitive personal
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