Description of Profession
The Data Protection Officer (DPO) must actively participate in all matters relating to the protection of personal data while the company should ensure the access to all necessary information for this purpose on personal data and their processing procedures. The DPO must have the undivided support of the company which shall provide them with the necessary means for the proper fulfilment of its responsibilities, he/she must be able to act autonomously within the firm. Under no circumstances should the role of the DPO and the consistency toward him bring about the punishment of the latter or discharge of his/her duties by the project manager.
The DPO can powerfully contribute to the records keeping of a company and records regarding the processes that take place within the company, always according to the information given to him by the project manager.
In this way, through frequent information and reporting to the DPO, can the compliance of the business be strengthened.
Candidate obtains the certificate after passing the exam.
The certificate is valid for 10 years.
The certified professional obtains:
- - Proof of professional qualifications
- - Professional ID card, a globally work asset
- - Self confidence
However it is worth noting that:
The European Accreditation Bodies have founded the European co-operation for Accreditation (EA), one of the main goals of which is to promote the international recognition of both the accreditation provided by its members and the accredited services by maintaining reliable multilateral agreements (MLAs). ESYD is one of the founding members of EA. Since March 2004, ESYD has become a signatory to the MLAs for Testing Laboratories, Calibration Laboratories and Inspection Bodies and since March 2005 for Certification Bodies for all provided services (persons, products, quality management systems, environmental management systems).
Through the co-operation between accreditation bodies at global level, accreditation recognition of MLAs signatories is expanded to most industrially developed countries, such as U.S.A., Canada, Japan, China, Australia etc.
ESYD regularly participates in the EA General Assemblies and in the meetings of the EA Committees for MLAs, Laboratories, Certification and Inspection Bodies. ESYD is a member of the International Laboratory Accreditation Collaboration – ILAC