Cyber security data system

Data Protection Officer (DPO) as a service and Data Protection Support service

With our services the customers ensure that the tasks of the data protection officer (DPO) are carried out in an independent manner, with solid expertise and in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation. Insta services provide you with access to the broad expertise of our data protection professionals at a predictable cost.

Who are the services suitable for? 

The DPO as a service and Data Protection Support services are suitable for both controllers and processors.

The services are suitable also for organizations that have their own data protection officer (DPO) or data protection specialist. The internal DPO or specialist is supported with the expertise of Insta's data protection professionals, has flexible additional resources and a substitute at hand when needed. Further they are given an insight to the data protection field’s recent development and information about up-to-date operating methods and the level of requirements in the data protection field.

The services can be flexibly combined with our other services in the field of cyber security.

Content and practices of the services

What is covered by the services?

The Data Protection Officer service includes extensive support and advice in data protection matters and may cover, for example, all duties of the Data Protection Officer under the Data Protection Regulation. Insta can assist your organization for example in the following matters:

  • Advise in processing of personal data and thereto related obligations

  • Monitoring compliance with the Data Protection Regulation and detecting shortcomings

  • Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs)

  • Acting as a point of contact for data subjects and the authority

  • Investigation of data security breaches and assessment of the related risks

  • Reporting on the current status of data protection, risks and the recent development of regulations and authorities’ guidelines

  • Support in data protection related contract negotiations

  • Advise concerning implementation of data protection by design and by default

  • Preparation and updating of data protection documentation, such as record of processing activities and privacy notices

  • Data protection trainings, guidelines and policies

How are the services in practice provided?

  • The services are implemented in close cooperation with the customer organization, taking into account the nature of the business and the operating environment.

  • The customer relationship is managed by designated contact persons, but we provide the service with the expertise of our entire data protection team. In this way, we ensure the continuity of our service, the breadth of our expertise and the quality of our work.

  • The customer directs the use of our resources within the agreed scope of the service. We carry out the tasks according to the priority and schedule directed by the customer. We discuss with the customer in regular status meetings, which we arrange as agreed with the customer, for example weekly or monthly.

  • If the customer wishes, we can operate in the customer organization's IT environment using the customer's own tools and environments. Communication with us is easy and flexible, just like with an internal advisor.

  • Our services can be tailored as needed and combined with Insta's information security and cyber services, for example, when evaluating technical protection measures. Through our service, you get both data protection and cyber security expertise.

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