There are a number of specific areas in the Law that provide for the Authority to be consulted, give approval or accreditation in certain limited circumstances.
Some of these areas will be developed further in the months and years ahead and if you have any questions, please do get in touch.
S45 of the Law – Prior consultation required for high risk processing
Where, having conducted a data protection impact assessment, you are required to consult the Authority, please contact us for further information and assistance.
S46 of the Law – Prior consultation required for high risk legislation
If you are a public committee or any public authority of the Bailiwick and you propose to make or recommend the enactment of high risk legislation, you are required to consult with the Authority. Please contact us for further information and assistance.
S52 of the Law – Authority may approve code of conduct
The Authority may approve codes of conduct prepared by any person representing a category of controllers or processors. Please contact us if you would like further information.
S53 of the Law– Accreditation and duties of monitoring body
The Authority may accredit a body to monitor compliance with a code of conduct. Please contact us if you would like further information.
S57 of the Law – Transfers on the basis of specific authorisation by Authority
Please contact us if you would like to discuss the circumstances whereby the Authority may authorise a transfer.
S58 of the Law– Approval of binding corporate rules
Binding corporate rules (BCRs) are personal data protection policies which are adhered to by a controller or processor for the transfer of personal data. Please contact us if you would like to discuss the use of BCRs for transfers to unauthorised jurisdictions.
The Bailiwick of Guernsey's independent supervisory authority which regulates data protection legislation. The ODPA protects people by driving responsible use of personal information through helping organisations get it right, deterring harmful information handling, and taking enforcement action against significant non-compliance
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