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Appointment, tasks and position of a Data Protection Officer (DPO)


Our organization has determined whether a data protection officer should be appointed and, if so, made an appointment.

The Data Protection Officer shall be appointed if:

  • the organization handles sensitive information on a large scale
  • the organization monitors people on an extensive, regular, and systematic basis
  • the organization is a public administration actor

In addition to the appointment, it is essential to regularly assess whether the Data Protection Officer is acting in the role and performing the tasks required by the Data Protection Regulation.

Connected other frameworks and requirements:
38. Position of the data protection officer
39. Tasks of the data protection officer
37. Designation of the data protection officer
18.1.4: Privacy and protection of personally identifiable information
5.34: Privacy and protection of PII
ISO 27001
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