Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA)
What is a Data Protection Impact Assessment?
A Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) helps to reduce data protection risk. This is necessary when a project involves processing of personal data.
- suggests the most effective way to meet our data protection obligations
- helps to meet expectations of privacy
Completing a DPIA reduces costs and reputational damage through:
- considering the likelihood and severity of any impact
- identifying and fixing problems at an early stage