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Preparing for the GDPR—data protection impact assessments

Preparing for the GDPR—data protection impact assessments
Published on: 19 May 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Preparing for the GDPR—data protection impact assessments
  • What is a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA)?
  • How do these differ from Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs) under the current regime?
  • Will DPIAs be mandatory? Who will be obliged to carry them out?
  • What processing is considered high risk processing?
  • Should organisations processing data carry out a DPIA prior to 25 May 2018?

Article summary

Information Law analysis: What are Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs) and who will be obliged to carry them out? Debbie Heywood, a senior professional support lawyer in Taylor Wessing’s IP & IT group, advises organisations processing data how to prepare ahead of their implementation next May. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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