General Data Protection Regulation compliance and data protection officer requirements.

GDPR Data Protection Officer Requirement

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now in force (along with the UK’s Data Protection Act 2018) and you may be considering your compliance. If you are one of the many organisations discovering they require a Data Protection Officer (DPO) for the first time, you may be looking at your options. This may be that due to the level of personal information you process or are hoping to process. Or because you need the expertise of a Data Protection specialist to ensure you are demonstrating best practice as part of your overall commitment to good security.

We have been Data Protection Practitioners for over sixteen years and although we fully accept that the incoming penalties for data breaches are indeed about to become greater, we genuinely think it is within the power of all businesses to become GDPR compliant and be enhanced by high quality Data Protection practices.


If you find you need a Data Protection Officer, but are wondering how you can resource the role, we can help. Outsourcing the role is perfectly acceptable under GDPR guidelines and imagine how reassuring it would be to know you have access to top class Data Protection Practitioners when you need them.

MyDataProtectionOfficer removes the cost of sick pay, holiday pay, pension etc and provides a scalable and flexible response to the need for this role, by providing you with the skills you need, when you need them. That is all you pay for.

If you are interested in finding out more please email us

We offer a wide range of GDPR services:

  • MyDataProtectionOfficer- Data Protection Advisory Service
  • Data Protection/GDPR Compliance Review
  • Privacy Impact Assessments
  • Writing, reviewing and updating of Data Protection Policy
  • Data Compliance Checks and Audits against the Act and associated Codes of Practice
  • GDPR/Data Protection Staff Awareness Training
  • DP & GDPR training for individuals responsible for Data Protection
  • Support in Data Breach Crisis Management, ICO undertakings and Monetary Penalty situations
  • Cyber Attack Crisis Management

Related Downloads

MyDPO leaflet

If you are interested in our outsourced Data Protection service, you can download the leaflet here.

GDPR Compliance Review leaflet

If you are not sure if you need a DPO then download the leaflet here.

Interested in learning more about the DPO requirement?

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