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External Data Protection Officer (DPO) in accordance with the GDPR

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Place your corporate data protection in the care of an external data protection officer

TÜViT provides you with external, certified data protection officers to support you in organizing data protection in your company in a sustainable and GDPR-compliant manner. Our data protection experts will advise you on all questions relating to corporate data protection and monitor compliance with data protection regulations. Data protection is a matter of trust. Trust in the external data protection officers of TÜViT.
  

Benefits of an external data protection officer

Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): No conflicts of interest Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): No conflicts of interest Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): No conflicts of interest Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): No conflicts of interest

No conflicts of interest

Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): Transparent & calculable costs Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): Transparent & calculable costs Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): Transparent & calculable costs Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): Transparent & calculable costs

Transparent & calculable costs

Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): Many years of data protection expertise Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): Many years of data protection expertise Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): Many years of data protection expertise Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): Many years of data protection expertise

Many years of data protection expertise

Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): IT competence for technical implementation Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): IT competence for technical implementation Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): IT competence for technical implementation Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): IT competence for technical implementation

IT competence for technical implementation

Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): Safeguarding representation Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): Safeguarding representation Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): Safeguarding representation Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): Safeguarding representation

Safeguarding representation

Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): Gaining confidence in the market Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): Gaining confidence in the market Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): Gaining confidence in the market Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): Gaining confidence in the market

Gaining confidence in the market

Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): Training experience Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): Training experience Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): Training experience Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): Training experience

Training experience

Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): No costs for advanced and further training Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): No costs for advanced and further training Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): No costs for advanced and further training Benefits external data protection officer (DPO): No costs for advanced and further training

No costs for advanced and further training

Responsibilities

Our external data protection officers

  • will advise your company on all questions relating to operational data protection,
  • train and raise awareness of data protection issues among your employees and
  • monitor the technical and organizational implementation of data protection within your company.
      

Our services in detail

  • Consultation and monitoring of the correct handling of personal data
  • Examination of existing measures for data protection and recommendations on how to improve them in practice
  • Raising employee awareness in the handling of personal data
  • Advising management on data protection and data security issues
  • Provision of advice to corporate bodies under company constitution law if instituted within the company
  • Assistance in drafting company agreements and/or company directives on data protection
  • Company-specific advice on the implementation of the GDPR
  • Support with e-learning to raise employee awareness within the meaning of Article 39 (1) (b) of the GDPR
  • Conducting audits to analyse the organization of data protection
  • Advice on setting up a sustainable data protection management system (DPMS)
  • Advice on the adaptation of data protection-relevant documents and contracts
  • Advice (on request) in relation to the data protection impact assessment and monitoring of its implementation in accordance with Art. 35 GDPR
  • Data protection assessment of new projects
  • Advice on contracts with clients and external service providers
  • Advice on the implementation of appropriate technical and organizational measures
  • Advice on data protection-compliant documentation, archiving and deletion
  • Advice on the transfer of personal data abroad
  • Support in assessing data breaches and safeguarding that the associated reporting requirements are met

Costs

The costs of an external data protection officer depend primarily on the size and individual consulting needs of a company. In addition, there are other factors, such as the number of locations or the company's field of activity.

For this reason, we always provide individual solutions that are specifically tailored to your company's situation.

Procedure for appointing an external data protection officer

Procedure for appointing an external data protection officer: 1. Contract with TÜViT Procedure for appointing an external data protection officer: 1. Contract with TÜViT Procedure for appointing an external data protection officer: 1. Contract with TÜViT Procedure for appointing an external data protection officer: 1. Contract with TÜViT

Contract

Once you have decided on our offer, we will conclude a contract with you that is based on the individual needs of your company.

Procedure for appointing an external data protection officer: 2. Initial analysis by TÜViT Procedure for appointing an external data protection officer: 2. Initial analysis by TÜViT Procedure for appointing an external data protection officer: 2. Initial analysis by TÜViT Procedure for appointing an external data protection officer: 2. Initial analysis by TÜViT

Initial analysis

Our expert will check existing documents, analyze all data protection-relevant processes and identify vulnerabilities or risk potentials. 

Procedure for appointing an external data protection officer: 3. Implementation of the measures Procedure for appointing an external data protection officer: 3. Implementation of the measures Procedure for appointing an external data protection officer: 3. Implementation of the measures Procedure for appointing an external data protection officer: 3. Implementation of the measures

Implementation of the measures

Following the initial analysis, our experts will develop recommendations for action and then offer support during implementation.

Procedure for appointing an external data protection officer: 4. Ongoing support Procedure for appointing an external data protection officer: 4. Ongoing support Procedure for appointing an external data protection officer: 4. Ongoing support Procedure for appointing an external data protection officer: 4. Ongoing support

Ongoing support

We will always be available to answer any questions you may have about your operational data protection and to support you in its implementation and continuous improvement.


For every company size and situation, the right data protection solution.

  

Comparison: Internal vs. external data protection officer

 

Internal Data Protection Officer

External Data Protection Officer

External data protection officer (DPO): Expertise

Expertise

  • Acquires the necessary qualification through costly and time-consuming training courses
  • Data protection expert with necessary qualifications

External data protection officer (DPO): Costs

Costs

  • Besides the regular salary, additional costs will be incurred (downtime, further training, specialist literature)
  • Transparent and predictable costs through contractually fixed payment

External data protection officer (DPO): Operational familiarization

Operational familiarization

  • Already aware of the company’s operating procedures
  • Familiarization with operational processes and procedures necessary

External data protection officer (DPO): Position

Position

  • Mostly lower acceptance in the company
  • Neutral position in the company

External data protection officer (DPO): Protection against dismissal

Protection against dismissal

  • Internal Data Protection Officer enjoys special protection against dismissal
  • Contract can be terminated in due time

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Why we are a strong partner for you

Expertise

With us, you have an interdisciplinary team with over 15 years of experience and expertise in the field of data protection at your side.

Industry experience

Due to many years of experience in different branches of industry we can serve companies from a wide range of industries.

Tailor-made for you

We focus on individual services - and solutions - that optimally fit your current company situation and your set goals.

International network of experts

Around the globe: We consult and support you both nationally and internationally. Our global network of experts is ready to help you in word and deed in all IT security issues.

Independence

Our employees are not subject to any conflicts of interest, as they are not committed to any product suppliers, system integrators, stakeholders, interest groups or government agencies.
You have questions? We are pleased to help!

  

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