Decision - Data Protection Officer designation
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Data Protection Officer designation
Decision Maker: Policy, Resources & Growth Committee
Decision status: Recommendations approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
(i) That in response to the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation, the Committee approved in principle this Council’s designation of a statutory Data Protection Officer which Brighton & Hove City Council shares with its fellow founding Orbis partner authorities: East Sussex County Council and Surrey County Council.
(ii) That the Committee approved that the Executive Director – Finance & Resources be given delegated authority to take all steps necessary or incidental to appoint to the above role.
(iii) That the Committee granted to the Monitoring Officer delegated authority to amend the Council’s Constitution so as to include provision in the Scheme of Delegations to Officers for the new statutory Data Protection Officer role.
(iv) That the Committee approved that responsibility for acting as the Council’s Senior Information Risk Owner be delegated to the Executive Director – Finance & Resources and that this be reflected in the Scheme of Delegations to Officers.
Report author: Victoria Simpson
Publication date: 29/03/2018
Date of decision: 29/03/2018
Decided at meeting: 29/03/2018 - Policy, Resources & Growth Committee