Many companies do not have the internal resource to manage the complex legal and regulatory requirements relating to data protection and privacy; however, getting it wrong can have serious repercussions for your business, potentially leading to fines, business disruption and damage to your company’s brand and reputation.

Fortis DPO as a Service provides expert support to ensure compliance and regular access to professional help, that together allow your team to concentrate on running the business. Our subscription model means there is a plan to suit companies of any size and at any stage of their data protection journey, plus should your requirements change, additional support and advice is available on an ad hoc basis.

Data Protection Officer as a Service

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WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?

DPO as a Service outsources challenging and complicated data protection responsibilities to professionals with the kind of specialist knowledge and experience that delivers complete peace of mind for your business.

A comprehensive data protection assessment will identify any gaps and risks and the resulting action plan will enable the business to target budget and resource towards the most critical remediation activities, ensuring GDPR compliance.

DPO as a Service provides flexible access to guidance and support covering the full range of data protection and privacy issues including data breach response, DSARs, DPIAs, policies, procedures, contract reviews and data protection awareness training.

Cost-effective data protection expertise with subscription plans to suits different business requirements and budgets, plus access to ad hoc support on an hourly or daily rate.

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Virtual Data Protection Officer (DPO) support

Named and certified DPO, registered with ICO fee payable by client

Upfront and annual data protection assessment to identify gaps

Action plan to identify potential risks and associated costs

Access to data protection template to remediate gaps

Data Protection Impact Assessments

Data Subject Access Requests

Data breach support and response

Support with contract clause reviews

Access to employee data protection training

STANDARD SERVICES ON ALL SUBSCRIPTION PLANS INCLUDE:
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SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE

Via an 18-month subscription plan our flexible packages offer different levels of support to suit the needs of your

business and deliver a cost-effective data protection solution. All our DPO subscription plans allow access to the

same services and only the amount of support differs:

DPO Essentials: Up to 2-hours’ support per month (suitable for micro and small businesses processing general personal data e.g. name, address, phone number, email address etc)

DPO Business: Up to 4-hours’ support per month (suitable for medium-sized businesses processing general personal data as above)

DPO Enterprise: Up to 8-hours’ support per month (suitable for micro to medium-sized businesses processing sensitive and special categories of personal data e.g. health and biometric data)

Additional support may be purchased outside of the above subscription plans on either an hourly or daily rate as

required.

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Contract start with board level reporting line confirmed

Set up DPO email address with forwarding to Fortis DPO consultant

Add DPO contact details to existing privacy notices

Register Fortis DPO consultant with ICO and pay appropriate data protection fee

ONBOARDING PLAN

Complete upfront data protection assessment to identify gaps

Formulate action plan to identify potential risks and determine associated costs

Provide data protection templates to remediate gaps

Review subscription plan suitability

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Data Controller

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Data Processor

Records Management

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Information Security

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Direct Marketing

Data Sharing &

Subject Access

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CCTV

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The data protection assessment covers the seven areas below, identifying gaps and assessing the level of risk for each category. The resulting action plan will help to prioritise recommended remediation activities to close any identified gaps.

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DATA PROTECTION ASSESSMENT