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Let Blackfoot manage data protection for you with our Virtual Data Protection Office service

Why you need a virtual data protection office

Maximise your investment

Our proactive VDPO model offers you quarterly reviews of your data protection capability and privacy compliance status

Protect the organisation

Your dedicated VDPO point of contact provides full phone and email support for system issues and control of incident response where personal data is impacted

Provide assurance

Our VDPO experts will take the worry out of managing your data protection requirements, so you can focus on running your business, while helping provide assurance to stakeholders

Blackfoot’s Virtual Data Protection Office (VDPO) service helps you better manage your legal data protection and privacy obligations, highlighting areas for improvement. We work with you to deliver regular data protection reviews and provide ongoing support.

Our VDPO takes the lead managing with any incidents impacting personal data, taking the worry out of managing your data protection obligations.

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What is a virtual data protection office

VDPO stands for Virtual Data Protection Office.

A VDPO is a data security and data protection expert who uses their knowledge of laws, regulations and standards to help organisations develop and manage a data protection programme that fits their business needs and goals, while ensuring compliance.

Our method

Blackfoot’s Virtual Data Protection Office service provides a comprehensive range of data protection support functions.

It offers a scalable support package, assisting your organisation in the design and implementation of a robust data protection programme tailored to your specific needs. This includes tasks such as creating and managing data protection policies and processes, maintaining Records of Processing Activities (ROPA), conducting Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs) and legitimate interest assessments, as well as identifying and mapping personal data across various systems.

The VDPO service helps determine the legal basis for processing personal data, ensures fair processing, establishes data retention periods and policies and enforces compliance. It also covers subject rights management and the management of third-party data processing relationships.

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