Legal basis, Lecture 1

Legal basis

The concept of DPO is not new. Although Directive 95/46/EC3 did not require any organisation to appoint a DPO, the practice of appointing a DPO has nevertheless developed in several Member States over the years.

Art. 37 – 39 of the GDPR, 97 recital of the GDPR and Article 29 Working Party’s Guidelines on Data Protection Officers.