Topic: Data protection officer

Berlin company fined over employee data processing

The Berlin state regulator has ordered an unidentified company to pay €215,000 after finding it illegally processed sensitive information about its employees during their probation period.

02 August 2023

Amsterdam council DPO resigns after regulatory scrutiny

The data protection officer for the city of Amsterdam has resigned in the face of allegations of a conflict of interest after the Dutch data regulator invited two of the city’s councillors to discuss the DPO’s potential lack of independence.

09 May 2023

EDPB begins work on DPO industry

The EDPB has launched its enforcement action into the role of data protection officers, seeking to address the issues they face in driving compliance within EU organisations.

16 March 2023

UK data reform legislation returns – again

Initial reactions suggest businesses will broadly welcome the latest draft overhaul of the UK’s data protection framework, but concerns remain over how the EU will respond.

08 March 2023

ECJ clarifies conditions for DPO dismissals

The European Court of Justice has clarified the extent to which conflicts of interest can justify the dismissal of data protection officers.

09 February 2023

Embedding Good Data Governance across the Business

Featured in The Guide to Data as a Critical Asset - Edition 1

As a critical asset of most organisations operating today, data must be managed and protected with the same level of sophistication, if not more, applied to other vital assets.

08 April 2022

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