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Data protection for companies-advice

Why do business need-advisor a data protection-commissioned?

Management consultants work with various personal data about the respective companies, their employees and clients so that they can advise their customers in the best possible way. Personal data used are, for example:

  • First and last name of business partners, employees, customers
  • Information about processes and finances in the customers' companies
  • various e-mail addresses of customers, business partners

A violation of this data could not only lead to fines but also to serious damage to the image of the management consultancy, which could affect their business in the long term.

Choose heyData and benefit from your personal and professional contact, who ensures data protection compliance at all levels and at the highest level.

Experiences

“With heyData we feel well advised on all questions of data protection and the GDPR. We rely on solid specialist knowledge and many years of experience. We particularly appreciate the unsolicited advice and tips for implementing new, complex guidelines. "

Timo from Tektit Consulting

FAQ

Do I need a data protection officer?
What are personal data?
How does heyData work?
How long is the contract term?
What is done in the data protection audit?
Do I need a data protection officer?

If you and your company meet one or more of the following criteria, then YES:
- Your company employs more than 20 people
- The employees regularly process automated data
- Special categories of personal data are processed in the company, such as ethnic origin, political opinion, religious conviction, health, the person's sex life
- Business-related personal data is transmitted, collected, processed or used and this represents a core activity of the company (this is the case with almost all companies that are related to personnel, e.g. software, recruiting, headhunting, consulting, etc.) 

What are personal data?

According to the GDPR, personal data is all information that relates to an identifiable or identified natural person. The persons concerned can be identified if they can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by means of assignment to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, a location or other features. In practice, this includes all data that can be assigned to a person in any way. Examples of this are telephone numbers, ID numbers, account details, license plates, customer numbers, e-mail addresses or postal addresses.

How does heyData work?

As soon as you have decided to work with heyData, after an initial needs analysis, we will carry out a data protection audit with your company in order to understand the processes of your company holistically - this process is digitally accompanied and supervised by the data protection advisor. We will then work with you to prepare the necessary documentation and, if necessary, adapt the website of your company according to our instructions, should there be a need for changes in order to achieve conformity. Depending on the package, we are then involved in a wide variety of processes in your company that require the expertise of a data protection officer to protect you in all matters; this usually extends to HR, marketing, product but also business development processes.

How long is the contract term?

The regular contract term is 24 months.

What is done in the data protection audit?

The data protection audit is intended to examine the processes of your company and to identify the essential points of data processing. You will then receive documentation of this so that the positions, the type of data processed and the persons responsible are also available as a diagram at any time.