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Data Secure in association with the International Association of Privacy Professionals brings to you the globally recognised privacy certifications and training. We look forward to contributing towards building your career in the field of Privacy and Data Protection in the dynamically evolving privacy regulations across the globe.

Your outsourced DPO Service

Created to serve your Privacy requirements

The requirement of appointing a DPO arises from

Section 30 0f India PDPB 2019

Article 37,38 & 39 of GDPR

Section 69, 70&71 of UK, DPA 2018

DPO as a Service

DPO India

We are a team of specialized professionals providing end to end Data Privacy and Data Protection solutions in India. We are the trusted partner for multiple local and multinational organisations, startups, small and medium enterprises.

About Us We provide Data Privacy and Data Protection solutions

We assist our customers fulfill the requirements to comply with applicable local and global privacy laws with solutions that are tailored to their organisational and business objectives. The services provided to each customer are customized as per the industry, sector, geographical presence and the personal data processing activities.

About IAPP

Established in 2000, the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) is a not-for profit, policy-neutral, professional association with a mission to define, promote and improve the data protection profession globally. Based in Portsmouth, New Hampshire and Brussels, Belgium, the IAPP currently has additional staff in over a dozen other countries and more than 72,000+ individual members in 100+ countries around the world. It provides privacy and data protection training, certification, publications, research, events and networking opportunities for its members.

Data Secure in association with International Association of Privacy Professionals, USA brings to you the globally recognised privacy certifications and training. We look forward to contributing towards building your career in the field of Privacy and Data Protection in the dynamically evolving privacy regulations across the globe.

Services we Provide

Data Protection Officer (DPO) as a service

Indian PDPB 2019/2020 and GDPR allows organisations to outsource the role of the Data Protection Officer (DPO) or appoint one on a part time basis.

Our core service also includes

  • tickPrivacy consultancy
  • tickPrivacy tools and technologies
  • tickPrivacy Training & Awareness
  • tickPrivacy Audits
Why Choose Us

Benefits of DPO as a service

  • tickAccess to highly knowledgeable & experienced Data Privacy Professionals
  • tickUnderstanding of Data Privacy Laws including India PDPB 2019/2020, GDPR & CCPA.
  • tickHighly cost effective
  • tickData Privacy expertise and experience
  • tickOn site support
  • tickHolistic, straightforward, solution-driven advice
  • tickLocal and Global Privacy expertise
  • tickOwnership and structure to privacy & data protection activities
  • tickMitigate the risk of a conflict of interest of the DPO
  • tick DPOs serve as the single point of contact for all Privacy and Data Protection practices of an organisation for external stakeholders (including regulators, supervisory authorities, customers, vendors) and internal stakeholders (including CEO, CFO, Board of Directors,etc).
  • tick Data Protection Officers (DPO’s) are the cornerstones of the legal framework of organisations and facilitate the compliance with the provisions of applicable laws.
  • tick It is important for the DPO to be familiar with applicable national and local laws and practices relating to security, privacy and data protection. It is also recommended that the DPO has knowledge of the industry, information systems, processing operations and technical and organisational security measures
  • tick The Data Protection and Privacy Laws across the world makes it mandatory for organisations or a certain category of organisations to designate a DPO.
  • tick The appointment of a DPO is particularly important for organisations that are public authorities and bodies; monitor individuals systematically and on a large scale or that process personal data or sensitive personal data on a large scale.
  • tick Even when the applicable laws do not specifically require the appointment of a DPO, organisations designate a DPO on a voluntary basis.
  • tick The appointment of DPO along with designation and tasks are defined in some leading laws as per the below sections/articles
  • tick DPOs may be appointed by both Data Controllers( or Data Fiduciaries) and Data Processors
  • tick The DPO directly reports to the highest management level of the organisation
  • tick A group of undertakings can designate a single DPO provided that he or she is ‘easily accessible from each establishment’
  • tick The data protection officer may fulfil other tasks and duties such that any such tasks and duties do not result in a conflict of interests.
  • tick The data protection officer shall be bound by secrecy or confidentiality concerning the performance of his or her tasks
  • tick The DPO shall not be dismissed or penalised by the controller or the processor for performing his tasks
  • tick DPOs should be able to perform their tasks with a sufficient degree of autonomy within the organisation. The autonomy of DPOs does not, however, mean that they have decision-making powers extending beyond their tasks.
  • tick A DPO can be appointed on a part time basis or can also be outsourced

    Most laws require that the DPO conduct the following tasks at minimum

  • tick Monitor compliance with applicable local and global laws
  • tick Provide information and advice to organisations on matters relating to fulfilling obligations under applicable privacy laws
  • tickProvide advice for data protection impact assessments
  • tick Provide assistance to, cooperate and communicate with regulator or supervisory authority
  • tick Monitor personal data processing activities of the organisation to ensure that such processing does not violate the provisions of applicable laws and provide advice where necessary
  • tick Act as the point of contact for data subjects / principals for the purpose of grievances redressal
  • tick Facilitate Privacy training and awareness within the organisation
  • tickConduct and support Privacy Audits
  • tick Adopt a Risk based approach w.r.t. the processing activities
  • tick Maintain inventory of records to be maintained by the organisation