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Acting as DPO

I wonder if I could act as DPO in a little company being Infrastructure & Security manager. This could be a position with conflict of interest. Even if DPO is not mandatory in such a little company.

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Alessandra Nisticò Sep 14, 2021

It is better to avoid any conflict of interest, but if you work in a small company, and you are the only person that has the knowledge to act as a Data Processor Officer (DPO), your company may take some organizational measures to avoid any conflict of interest (i.e., implementing authorization process for some decision that may conflict with your role as DPO).

Here you can find some information about the DPO role:

If you need to understand how to act as a DPO, you may consider enrolling in our EU GDPR Data Protection Officer Course https://training.advisera.com/course/eu-gdpr-data-protection-officer-course/

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