Why You Need to Have a Data Protection Officer for GDPR Compliance

February 5, 2018 / GuidesFor Team

With the European Union set to launch and enforce the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 25, 2018, there are things that companies need to be aware of in order to comply with the EU’s new rules for data protection and privacy. The new rules are aimed to bring together under one rule all the data privacy laws that pervade all across Europe and redirect the way organizations handle data privacy. With the new rules, come new regulations, one of which is the need for a data protection officer. This article serves as a guide for the new rule regarding the data protection officer position and what companies need to do in order to comply. While this article applies to Europe, it may not be long behind before U.S. companies require their own data protection officer -Jahra Roxas

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