Category: Data Protection Officers

ABC’s of Privacy This Week-May 6,2020

Applause . Contact tracing efforts must respect citizens’ privacy The National Post reports, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said that all contact tracing efforts in Canada must respect citizens’ privacy. The Prime Minister said, “We have a number of proposals and companies working on different models that might be applicable to Canada, but as…
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ABC’s of Privacy This Week-April 29,2020

Applause • EDPB adopts COVID-19 guidance on health data processing and Geo-location According to recent reports, the European Data Protection Board has released guidelines on health data processing for research purposes and using Geo-location and other tracking mechanisms to combat COVID-19.The guidelines address the legal basis for processing, cross-border data transfers, safeguards for data subject…
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Data Protection Checklist When Working From Home

These are extraordinary times as we deal with COVID-19. Teams across the globe, including oneDPO, have shifted to work-from-home as a precautionary measure. Working remotely has huge data privacy and security implications. We must take data protection even more seriously as we might work from home for a prolonged period. Here is a basic checklist…
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ABC’s of Privacy This Week – Nov 20, 2019

Welcome to our weekly privacy newsletter to read the latest privacy-related news from across the globe. We classify our weekly privacy newsletter into three parts namely Applause, Breaches and Current News (ABC’s) of Privacy news. For any feedback on our weekly newsletter, please feel free to send your comments to social@onedpo.com. Applause Washington Lawmakers Plan to Launch a…
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What Do Companies Look for When They Hire Data Protection Officers (DPO’s)?

Top 5 Soft Skills Companies Look for in a DPO These are the list of top 5 soft skills companies look-in when they want to hire a DPO for their organization: ETHICAL COMPASS High levels of integrity and professional ethics with the ability to remain impartial and report all incidents of non-compliance CONTINUOUS LEARNING A…
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Top 5 challenges for Data Protection Officers (DPOs) in 2020

Who is a DPO? What is the role of a DPO? The role of a Data Protection Officer (DPO) has come into sudden sharp focus after the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation law came into effect on May 2018. Yet many people outside the EU still do not clearly understand the role of a Data…
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