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How To Work With Your European Data Protection Authority
Hogan Lovells has published Working with your European Data Protection Authority, a quick-reference resource guide on how to build a productive relationship with your DPA and featuring contact information of all national European Data Protection Authorities and the European Data Protection Supervisor.
From the European DPA resource guide:
10 Steps to a Productive Relationship with your DPA
- In the jurisdictions important to your organization, identify the DPAs and their key staff.
- Understand the DPA’s current priorities and prior statements and positions.
- Identify the filing and registration requirements in the DPA’s jurisdiction, and make sure your organization takes steps to comply.
- Document key features of your privacy program and be prepared to explain if and when requested by your DPA.
- Consider whether to ask for an introductory meeting with the DPA or staff.
- Don’t assume DPA knows your company, even if you work for a “brand” name -- educate them!
- Join and participate--if possible--in local group or association meetings with DPA or staff.
- Consider proactive approach – direct or through third party – to test DPA reaction to key projects.
- Handle data subject complaints promptly, before they escalate to DPA.
- Attend and network at key international conferences attended by DPAs
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