Wedlake Bell’s ProDPO to advise CII ahead of GDPR’s introduction in May

City law firm Wedlake Bell and ProDPO will be providing the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) with outsourced data protection officer (DPO) services in preparation for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

ProDPO provides outsourced data protection officer services to businesses in light of the GDPR. The legislation places specific legal obligations on businesses, including requirements to maintain records of personal data and processing activities.

General counsel at the CII, Liam Russell says:

“We take our data protection responsibilities very seriously and we want to demonstrate best practice in the industry. We are committed to ensuring that we are equipped for the GDPR on behalf of our 120,000 members. Using the Pro DPO service will help to ensure that we are in the best possible position before May 2018.”

James Castro-Edwards, chief executive of ProDPO added:

“We are extremely pleased to provide outsourced data protection officer services to the esteemed Chartered Insurance Institute. ProDPO has been designed to assist domestic and international businesses with their increased responsibilities under the GDPR through a pioneering and effective service.”