SaaS: tools to help your organisation safeguard data privacy


What is a data protection/privacy management programme (DPMP)?

A DPMP is a system for establishing an effective data protection infrastructure within an organisation. The framework consists of the following elements, APSR:

  • Assessing risks within the organisation in relation to data flows and inventory
  • Protecting the organisation’s information assets through the implementation of privacy and security controls
  • Sustaining the programme through regular audits, communication and training
  • Responding to data/privacy breach incidents.

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Learn more about how to assess risks as part of the organisation’s DPMP here:

Read more about how to put in place controls to protect personal data here:

Check out these resources to help your organisation sustain your DPMP:

Find out more about responding to incidents here:

How can software help in managing my organisation’s data protection management programme?

Investing in an effective software management tool can help an organisation create its data protection/privacy management programme, be operationally compliant and demonstrate accountability easily. Some software can be bundled up with training and consultancy services as a form of integrated solutions through data-protection-as-a-service (DPaaS).

DPOinBOX is a privacy management platform that helps data protection officers handle their responsibilities more effectively. Sign up for a free trial here to learn more.

What are the benefits of a robust DPMP?

An effective DPMP can benefit the organisation in several ways, including:

  • Optimising business processes that support business objectives
  • Reducing costs by reducing work duplication and redundant tasks
  • Earning trust from stakeholders by being transparent and prudent in the processing of personal data

Check out how DPOinBOX can help organisations create a robust DPMP by signing up for a free trial here.

This article was updated on 4 October 2021.

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