For many business, the question “Who should own GDPR?” may result in some unclear responses.

Under the GDPR, companies will have to go to considerably more effort in order to comply with the amended data protection requirements regarding personal data. It is no longer just about adhering to best practices for processing private data and preventing a data breaches. Legal regulations on individual rights, the requirement to keep records of data procedures and the need to implement the appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk represent entirely new challenges for legal departments and data protection officers.

GC’s will play an important role in mitigating the legal risks to ensure an effective GDPR compliance program is put in place. They can also lead GDPR efforts by fostering partnerships between other departments, like IT, to ensure that infrastructure and systems help your organization meet the new GDPR requirements.

In this whitepaper, we will highlight the key aspects of the GDPR that every legal department needs to understand including:

  • demonstrating a lawful basis for data processing,
  • maintaining accurate records,
  • understanding your obligations in the event of a data breach,
  • developing a risk mitigation plan, and
  • how technology can help you with compliance

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