Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) as a service

It is a legal requirement to carry out a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) in several circumstances.

DPIA Procedure

Undertaking a data protection impact assessment requires objectivity and a detachment from the data processing, and it often requires a dogmatic persistence to get to the bottom of things both with colleagues and external suppliers or partners.

Why outsource?

Outsourcing DPIAs makes sense for most companies. Engaging experienced data privacy professionals to ask the tough questions and objectively review and present the risks can mean your internal resources are used elsewhere.  Our data protection & privacy consultants are experienced in reviewing data processing operations.  They know the questions to ask and they know when they are not getting the answers they need to identify the risks. Our DPIA risk assessment experts will engage with your staff, suppliers and customer groups holding meetings, conference calls and reviewing technical documentation to ensure a thorough understanding is held of all aspects of the project, its proposed data processing activities, and compliance risks.

Why choose us?

We are specialists in Data Protection and Information Security.  We operate across various business sectors in several countries and have a track record of providing invaluable expert advice, guidance and action.  Our team of data protection impact assessment consultants have decades of practical experience and a thorough understanding of what compliance looks like.  As our practice spans data protection and information rights law as well as cybersecurity, we are qualified to advise on a broad range of matters.  Our people are respected and established leaders in their field of expertise.

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    IMPORTANT INFORMATION

    We have been receiving complaints over the last few weeks from people who have received unsolicited direct marketing calls from a company called The Protection People.  We should like to point out that we are Data Protection People and have nothing to do with those calls.

    We have been advising those people who have contacted us that they should make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) using this link https://ico.org.uk/make-a-complaint/nuisance-calls-and-messages/spam-texts-and-nuisance-calls/.  It would be helpful to the ICO if you knew the number that called you, the date and time of the call and what the call seemed to be about.

    You might also want to register your phone number with the telephone preference service (TPS), a national suppression service which should cut down calls of this nature as it is not lawful to make unsolicited direct marketing calls to numbers registered on the TPS.  You can register your number here https://www.tpsonline.org.uk/register.

    We know that these kind of calls can be distressing and intrusive and you have our sympathy.  Please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like to discuss it with us otherwise we’d encourage you to report it to the ICO as notifying them of this kind of practice enables them to investigate and take enforcement action where necessary.  You can see the action that has been taken by the ICO here https://ico.org.uk/action-weve-taken/enforcement/.

    Data Protection People Limited – March 2021

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