What does this mean in practice?
Our council's law and governance team is planning ahead for the operational changes and will continue to raise awareness of the new requirements.
This will include
Planning and resourcing the appointment of a data protection officer whose job description is compliant with GDPR requirements
Revising information governance and related policies, addressing accountability, data protection officer reporting arrangements and statutory reporting requirements
Implementing our council's GDPR plan, which includes completing our data cleansing process, matching retention requirements to our Asset Register items, and other of measures to meet the requirements