Legal Glossary

Definition of Data Protection Officer (DPO)

A person is designated as the organization’s Data Protection Officer (DPO) to oversee its data privacy initiatives and guarantee compliance with all relevant laws and regulations.

The DPO is in charge of managing the company’s data protection procedures and making sure that private and confidential data is handled properly.

Additionally, they are in charge of training personnel on best practices, doing routine data security audits, keeping an eye on changes to the legal landscape, and responding to regulator queries.

To further assure complete compliance, the DPO will collaborate closely with other organizational departments.

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