In accordance with most data privacy laws, a DPO function can be outsourced. This is often a more efficient solution, as you obtain a current and competent data privacy specialist who is able to make compliance-related decisions and be held accountable.
What are the benefits
of using a DPO outsourced service?
Commence data protection program immediately;
Save time as an experienced DPO makes decisions quicker than an unqualified employee forced into the DPO role);
Guarantee that decision will be correct;
Prevent sanctions by supervisory authorities;
Communicate immediately with the supervisory authority;
Build trust with partners and clients by appointing a certified and experienced professional;
Mitigation the difficulties and costs of recruiting and retaining an employee in the DPO position;
In-house training of an appointed DPO through supervision and interaction of outsourced DPO;
Zero Conflict of Interest as the DPO remains objective in his work;
Cheaper than appointing a staff member with salary and benefits;
Attendance is guaranteed as there is no vacation, time-off, or absenteeism due to illness.