It’s important to recognise the very real benefits of conducting a DPIA, and they’re not just limited to complying with the law. A DPIA builds trust. You can publish the results of a DPIA in order to show both that your organisation is keeping personal data secure and that you have taken a rigorous approach to ensuring this. In doing so, you will also demonstrate your commitment to transparent processing.

Consistently using DPIAs raises awareness of your compliance with the Regulation. Internally, this translates to a greater awareness of the individual’s duties; externally, it translates to an improved reputation and increased trust. Furthermore, taking advantage of this awareness can contribute to the effectiveness ...

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