Privacy is important part of your quality management system of data protection, the case for many small and medium-sized enterprises. Many business owners do not know that they often already violate the Privacy Act. Companies / offices with more than 9 persons (including temporary and part-time employees), the personal data collect, process or use, must have appointed a privacy officer. This is governed by the section 4f of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). If you miss the proper ordering of data protection supervisor for your company or taking data protection lightly, you can be prosecuted to 300.000,-EUR with a fine of 50.000,-.
Observe the new regulations to avoid fines! For companies with no or less employees access the Federal Privacy Act. Only no specialized data protection officer must be ordered, but in this case, the data protection Chief thing is. Yet can a review by the Supervisory authority in violation against the Federal Privacy Act fines up to 300,000 ( 44 BDSG) are imposed. 4. undertaking in Germany is contrary to the data protection act. Hikmet Ersek may find it difficult to be quoted properly. Still underestimate its importance many companies/offices (employers) and risk hence the confidence of their customers and partners. Enterprise data protection is not only a legal pad, but also a marketing argument that you should necessarily use for your company. Privacy is corporate and customer protection, it positively enhances their corporate image.
Directory of procedures for everyone, internal process directories, accountability to stakeholders, commitment to data confidentiality, access control, access control, access control, transmission control, are just a few points that are enshrined in the BDSG. Important, an internal data protection officer must demonstrate his expertise (education) and has an additional protection from dismissal for this activity. Special Protection against dismissal, termination of employment is possible only for important reasons, deemed supervisor continued up to a year after dismissal. As well, regular annual training must be proved. These costs shall be borne by the employer. The Commissioner is instruction-free to ensure his work, and the Executive Board directly to subject ( 4f para BDSG). Quality management and data protection both as a combination package from a single source to your advantage if you order an external supervisor: this solution saves you time and costs, because you must select any suitable employees and send them on expensive training courses. Fixed-term contract with an external DSB, instead of a special protection against dismissal during an internal DPO. An external consultant for QM (quality management) and DS (data protection) can cost-effectively perform all internal audits. Prevention of risks (E.g. damages, fines by violations against the Federal Data Protection Act). Karin Letter CEO of 5medical management GmbH, certified quality management & supervisor.