Privacy Management

The implementation of privacy management solutions


What is Privacy Management

In a world full of cyber threats and high fines for non-compliance, companies looking for comprehensive security often rely on advanced data protection solutions to secure their sensitive information. Solid privacy management requires implementing strategies and tools that also comply with legal and regulatory obligations. Not an easy task, but also: more than just a job to be done. A successful implementation of data protection can actually help your business stand out for the right reasons. 

Why is privacy management important?

Privacy management is all about systematically protecting personal data and privacy rights, but also about compliance with data protection laws and regulations. From policies and practices to procedures to safeguard sensitive data, from collecting and processing data to storage and disposal: privacy management covers a range of activities. In our data-driven era, it’s crucial for the further existence of companies, and of course: to maintain trust. 

“With the right knowledge, tools, and templates, an implementation can be carried out quickly, without overlooking essential parts”

Ronald Appelman – Privacy & data protection professional

Can I choose to just use GDPR software?

Many companies are investing in GDPR software to manage data in accordance with the law, but that’s not sufficient for establishing solid data privacy management. GDPR software is not customized enough for every single, unique company, and requires human oversight and decision-making. To effectively manage data privacy, you need to implement data government practices and strategies that exceed the possibilities of GDPR software. 

What are the challenges in data privacy management?

To efficaciously protect personal information and comply with data protection regulations, companies face several challenges in privacy management. For instance: keeping up with continuous changes in (complex) data privacy regulations, the enormous growth of data in all sorts of formats, and the need for clear processes to obtain and track consent for data processing activities. Also: the training of employees concerning data privacy management can be challenging. Without their correct execution and knowledge of the importance of sensitive data protection, none of the technological solutions will suffice. 

Implementing data privacy management solutions with DPOC’s PMA plan

The implementation of privacy management solutions desirably starts with a privacy assessment Subsequently, the findings and recommendations from the assessment will be further developed according to the company’s needs through our 10-step plan (PMA plan).  

This plan ensures that the measures required by the GDPR are anchored in a structured and manageable manner in business operations. And that the necessary tools are delivered. The PMA plan ensures sound privacy governance in your organization while taking into account all legal obligations.  The following steps of the implementation focus on training staff and monitoring the effectiveness of all security measures. This way, privacy management and data protection are guaranteed in the DNA of your organization. 

DPO Consultancy has experience in all kinds of industries and with various types of organizations. We gladly help you define and implement all activities concerning data privacy management, always tailored to your situation. Feel free to contact us to see how we can support your implementation.

Implementations by DPO Consultancy

When implementing a PMA plan, it is important to adopt a transparent approach, where everyone knows exactly:

  • what needs to be done
  • what needs to be delivered
  • what quality is required
  • what the priorities are.

The scope, depth, and content of the necessary measures are of course different for every organization, depending on services, business operations, industry, and region. 

Feel free to contact us to see how we can support your implementation.

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