Charting the UK Data Protection Profession: June 2021 Report

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Data Protection World Forum and The DPO Centre are delighted to bring you the fourth Index survey report from the ground-breaking UK Data Protection Index.

The UK Data Protection Index: June 2021 Report

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The UK Data Protection Index: June 2021 Report

Over the past 12 months, we have sought the opinion of our panel of Data Protection Officers from around the United Kingdom on a quarterly basis, asking a consistent set of baseline questions. Crucially, in the ever-shifting privacy landscape, this has allowed us to track changing attitudes and opinions for the first time.

This quarter we have also added several new questions for our panel of 401 DPOs to tackle, including asking how many Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) dedicated resources DPOs have, as well as quizzing respondents on when they expect a federal (rather than state) US privacy law to come into effect.

We also bring you insight on expected budgets, spending priorities, challenges to compliance and attitudes around training and accreditation.

The next survey results will be published in September.

If you are a privacy professional and you would like to join the panel and add your voice to future surveys, please click here