Purpose, Scope and Users
EU GDPR 2016/679 (Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC).
Employee Personal Data Protection Policy
Data Retention Policy
Data Protection Officer Job Description
Guidelines for Data Inventory and Processing Activities
Data Subject Access Request Procedure
Data Protection Impact Assessment Guidelines
Cross Border Personal Data Transfer Procedure
IT Security Policy
Security Procedures for IT Department
Mobile Device and Teleworking Policy
Clear Desk and Clear Screen Policy
Breach Notification Procedure
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