Data Protection Impact Assessment
(GDPR Compliant)


Summary

This Precedent Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) is also known as a privacy impact assessment (PIA). It provides a structured framework for you to identify and assess the risks to data protection, security, or privacy of a specific project, e.g., to introduce a new HR system. It follows a DPIA process set out in ICO guidance, with nine key stages. A data protection impact assessment (DPIA) does what the name suggests—it's a way of assessing the data protection impact of a particular project or process on any affected individuals. You do not need to worry at length about the scale of a DPIA. A well-implemented DPIA process can sit alongside a project of any size. The ICO guidance on DPIAs can be found in two locations: Guide to the GDPR, Accountability and Governance, Data Protection Impact Assessments and Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs). See Article 35 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, GDPR; Information Commissioner's Office: Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs). Are...