External data protection officer (DPO) appointment terms—company to individual—pro-client
External data protection officer (DPO) appointment terms—company to individual—pro-client

The following Employment guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • External data protection officer (DPO) appointment terms—company to individual—pro-client
  • The Schedule

Delete clause 3.6 of Precedent: Consultancy agreement—company to individual—pro-client and replace it with the following clauses 3.6 and 3.7:

  1. 3.6

    Your method of work is your own and you will carry out your tasks as data protection officer (DPO) (as set out in the Schedule in an independent manner. You will not receive (and the Company[and its Group Companies] will not seek to provide you with) any instructions regarding the exercise of those tasks.

  1. 3.7

  2. Subject to clause 3.6, you will pay due regard to the reasonable requests of the [Board OR Chief Executive] and will, where possible, work and co-operate with any employee, worker, agent or other consultant of the Company[ or any Group Company] in the provision of the Services.

Insert the following provisions in Precedent: Consultancy agreement—company to individual—pro-client as new clauses 3.14 and 3.15.

  1. 3.14

    1. You acknowledge that the Company:

    2. 3.14.1

      has appointed you on the basis of your professional qualities and, in particular, your expert knowledge of data protection law and practices and your ability to provide the Services; and

    3. 3.14.2

      will be relying on your professional qualities, expert knowledge and abilities in the provision of the Services.

  1. 3.15

  2. You undertake to keep up to date