Privacy and data protection in practice
“Complying with data privacy regulations is no longer a daunting and tedious task, but it has become part of our core business.”
Amber Perrone, Recruitment Compliance Analyst
On a daily basis, WilsonHCG processes huge amounts of personal data of workers and job seekers around the world. With offices in over 65 countries, the organization is subject to various privacy and data protection laws regarding international data transfers. The organization aims to grow even further in the coming years. To reinforce these growth ambitions and to respond in time to the constant changes in the field of privacy and data protection, WilsonHCG enlisted the help of DPO Consultancy to ensure compliance with global legislation and regulations in a structural manner. Read the story
“Developing job-specific knowledge and awareness is always a challenge with so many employees. DPO Consultancy has been very successful in finding a solution for this.”
Mirjam de Vaal, Divisie Privacy Officer
After the company-wide implementation of the GDPR, VolkerWessels – one of the largest construction companies in the Netherlands – wanted to train 12,000 employees in the field of privacy and data protection. To this end, the company developed a unique e-learning program together with DPO Consultancy to train different groups of employees in a targeted manner and to form the basis for permanent education.
“Without DPO Consultancy we would never have gotten through the complexities of the GDPR. Their consultants are very skilled in making complex privacy matters simple.”
Cori Dahlstrom, General Counsel & DPO
Discogs is on a mission to build the biggest and most comprehensive music database and marketplace in the world. With over half a million contributors and 8 million community members, the company takes privacy and data protection very seriously. A complex challenge, given the different privacy legislations around the world. To be sure of the best level of privacy management and governance, Discogs uses DPO Consultancy’s unique DPO-as-a-service offering. Based on a thorough Privacy Management Activities plan, the external and independent DPO supports them in every step of their privacy journey, from the assessment to implementation and training.
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WilsonHCG is an award-winning, global leader in total talent solutions. It offers a full suite of configurable solutions including recruitment process outsourcing, executive search, contingent talent and technology advisory. With offices in more than 65 countries, WilsonHCG is subject to various privacy and data protection laws regarding international data transfers, such as the GDPR.
VolkerWessels is a leading international construction company that works according to the ‘think global, act local’ principle. VolkerWessels is active in the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, North America and Germany and has a total of more than 130 local operating companies. VolkerWessels plays a key role in society with projects and services that contribute sustainably to the living environment. The company builds on living, working and mobility.
Discogs is ‘s werelds belangrijkste database, marktplaats en community voor muziek. De door gebruikers opgebouwde database heeft een catalogus van meer dan 13,7 miljoen releases en 7,4 miljoen artiesten, waardoor het de meest uitgebreide fysieke muziekdatabase ter wereld is. Door kopers en verkopers over de hele wereld met elkaar in contact te brengen, en met meer dan 60 miljoen beschikbare items, is de Discogs marketplace het belangrijkste platform voor zowel nieuwe releases als zeldzame items. De Discogs community heeft meer dan acht miljoen actieve leden.
Discogs is the world’s foremost Database, Marketplace, and Community for music. The community-built Database boasts a catalog of more than 14 million releases and 7.5 million artists, making it the most extensive physical music Database in the world. By connecting Buyers and Sellers across the globe with more than 61 million items available, the Discogs Marketplace is the leading destination for both new releases and elusive rarities. Join the millions of active Community members. New to Discogs? Get started. Learn more about your favorite artists in the Database, keep track of your records with the Collection feature, add new music to your Wantlist, and find the releases you want in the Marketplace. For more information about Discogs, explore our brand guidelines and media resources.