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Data Protection Leader
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Volume: 15 Issue: 1
(January 2018)

public sector data processing eu data reform gdpr

luis alberto montezuma chavez

privacy and data protection specialist


EU: Data processing in the public sector: a guide to DPIAs

Entities in the public sector collect and process vast amounts of personal data from citizens. With the passage of laws such as the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (‘GDPR’), public authorities are facing increased legal obligations. Luis Alberto Montezuma Chavez, Data Protection and Privacy Specialist based in Bogotá, sets out recommendations for the implementation of Data Protection Impact Assessments (‘DPIAs’) in the public sector so entities can comply with their responsibilities.

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