The Art of Privacy - Petruta Pirvan on Accountability with the GDPR
February 24, 2021
The Art of Privacy is a video series from OneTrust DataGuidance exploring key privacy and data protection concepts with commentary from industry-leading voices. In this episode, Petruta Pirvan, Data Privacy Professional and Counsel, discusses the accountability principle under the GDPR.
Petruta highlights the importance of privacy awareness and education throughout an organization, as well as an overview of Article 5 of the GDPR. Petruta also discusses best practices for data protection leadership and strategy, operational roles within data protection, and the role of the DPO all with a particular focus on enhancing data protection accountability within an organization.
Petruta also details further aspects of accountability including:
- Operational group meetings;
- Clear reporting lines;
- Nominated data protection leads;
- The role of data governance staff; and
- The business benefits of demonstrable accountability with the GDPR.