Glossary of Compliance

Compliance Glossary

Our list of curated compliance glossary offers everything you to know about compliance in one place.

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Data Protection Officer

The key role of the Data Protection Officer (DPO) is to ensure that companies process the personal data of their staff, providers, customers, or any other data subjects in compliance with the applicable data protection rules.

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