List of mandatory documents required by the GDPR

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The Documentation of Processing Activities under the EU GDPR

The documentation of processing activities is a new legal requirement under the EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). Documenting your processing activities can also support good data governance and help you to demonstrate your compliance with other aspects of the GDPR.

Key Documentation, Policies, and Procedures for GDPR Compliance

  1. Personal Data Protection Policy (Article 24)

    A data protection policy is essential for outlining how your organization protects personal data in line with the GDPR’s requirements and to demonstrate your commitment to compliance. Use our template to create your own policy in minutes.

  2. Privacy Notice (Articles 12, 13, and 14)

    Our customizable template can help you produce a privacy notice in just a few minutes to promote transparency and provide individuals with more control over the use of their data.

  3. Employee Privacy Notice (Articles 12, 13, and 14)

    An important step towards compliance, an employee privacy notice explains how your organization processes an employee’s personal data.

  4. Data Retention Policy (Articles 5, 13, 17, and 30)

    Outline your organization’s protocol for retaining information with our tips for data retention under the GDPR.

  5. Data Retention Schedule (Article 30)

    Create a GDPR-compliant retention and disposal schedule with our easy-to-use templates developed by our expert GDPR practitioners.

  6. Data Subject Consent Form (Articles 6, 7, and 9)

    Make sure you obtain permission from data subjects with a GDPR-compliant consent procedure using our templates.

  7. Supplier Data Processing Agreement (Articles 28, 32, and 82)

    Have a written contract in place with sub-processors to assist with your processing of personal data.

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This post was originally published on 14 September 2017 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

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