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Data Privacy Consultancy

Enhance your data privacy strategy and processes by engaging with Bridewell’s highly trained and experienced data privacy consultants. 

Service Summary

Enhance your data privacy strategy and processes by engaging with Bridewell’s highly trained and experienced data privacy consultants. 

Bridewell’s data privacy consultants are available to any organisation to provide advice and guidance that helps them better understand the nature of the data they handle and navigate the legislative complexities of data protection. 

By relying on Bridewell’s data privacy consultancy, you can pass full ownership of your data privacy activities to highly certified and experienced data privacy specialists. This fundamentally simplifies the process of meeting data privacy requirements and reducing risk. 

Our consultants can augment existing teams or provide entire teams to deliver on challenging projects such as implanting robust data privacy frameworks, aligned to global requirements and frameworks. We amend existing processes or create new ones to help organisations improve their business and IT strategy while ensuring compliance is maintained.  

  • Optimise Your Strategy - Adopt a bespoke, best-practice approach to data privacy, while Bridewell takes full ownership of its implementation. 
  • Ensure Regulatory Compliance -  As well as being experts in applicable data privacy legislation such as UK and EU GDPR, UK Data Protection Act, CCPA, LGPD, and PECR, Bridewell can operate independently in accordance with the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) guidelines. 
  • Coordinate All Data-Related Activities - Your Bridewell consultant can manage a wide range of vital tasks, from Data Privacy Impact Assessments (DPIA’s) to managing potential breaches, carrying out privacy audits, delivering training, governance, maintaining your policies, procedures and more. 
  • An Extension of Your Team -  If your organisation already has an acting DPO, Bridewell can instead function as an additional resource to support the existing role. 



 

Key Challenges Addressed

With the skills gap limiting the number of highly experienced and qualified data privacy experts in the market, many organisations struggle to find the right people to lead or support their data privacy function. Even for those that can find the right data privacy experts, having them work in-house isn’t always the best fit scenario as they lack independence from other business functions which can create a conflict of interest.  

Given the reputational risks of non-compliance with legislation and the substantial fines they can issue, ensuring that your data privacy processes are led by individuals with the right skills and experience should be a priority. Relying on Bridewell for data privacy consultancy presents a high-value alternative that provides tailored data privacy support from a trusted cyber security partner.  

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Key Benefits

Here are just some of the benefits of trusting Bridewell to manage your Data Privacy Consultancy.

A Comprehensive Data Privacy Service

Trained experienced data privacy consultants who can provide advice and guidance to help your organisation better understand the nature of the data it handles, and navigate the legal and regulatory complexities of data protection regulation.

Qualified Expertise and Industry Experience

Benefit from having experts with deep industry experience and qualifications in your organisation with certifications inncluding CIPP/E, CIPM, CIPT, CIPP/US, and ISO27701:2019 Lead Implementers and Auditors and more.

Overcome the Cyber Skills Gap

The service offers organisations the chance to access trained data privacy professionals thus avoiding the need to hire a dedicated data privacy professional.

An Independent Review of Your Data Privacy Programme

Our consultants offer an independent view and perspective on how as an organisation you should address your data privacy challenges.

Meet your Legal Obligations

Ensure your organisation is following the correct data privacy procedures, is compliant with relevant authorities, and has procedures for reporting incidents as mandated by law.

Data Breach Response

Our consultants offer an independent view and perspective on how as an organisation you should address your data privacy challenges.

How it Works

Bridewell Data Privacy Consultancy offers a number of engagement models which are both cost effective and flexible to the organisation’s needs. Each starts by understanding the specific data privacy and compliance requirements of your organisation.  

Bridewell will work with key internal stakeholders through a series of workshops to perform a gap analysis and process mapping. This will provide a robust remediation plan based on your organisations risk appetite. 

From here, Bridewell will draft and implement a range of relevant processes and procedures - such as Incident Management, Data Subject Rights, Privacy by Design, and more. This is followed by continuous optimisation of your data privacy programme to ensure that it meets your needs as they evolve over time.

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Key Features

Here are some of the key features offered within our service are: 

  • Compliance monitoring  

  • Providing insight on changes to applicable global laws, regulations and guidance  

  • Practical and tailored training of personnel 

  • Data Privacy Strategy and Framework development  

  • Planning and recording of processing activities and data flows 

  • Conducting a gap analysis 

  • Maintaining data security plans 

  • Assistance with data protection impact assessments 

  • Support with data subject access requests and other data subject rights requests 

  • Liaising with supervisory authorities (e.g. the ICO) 

  • Carrying out supplier due diligence 

  • Support on reviewing data processing agreements including ensuring sufficient safeguards for international transfers 

  • The integration of Data Privacy into project methods, lifecycles, IT and Business Strategy.  

  • Data Protection Officer as a Service, designed for organisations that do not have or cannot afford a full-time dedicated data protection office.

Why Bridewell?

As one of the UK's largest independent cyber security service providers, we're trusted by some of the most highly regulated organisations to protect their data, reputation and business. With our industry-leading certifications and our customer-centric approach, we're optimally positioned to provide end-to-end cyber security services tailored to your business' individual needs.

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  • Award-Winning
  • Agile and Responsive Delivery
  • Strategic Insight and Technical Expertise
  • An Extension of Your Team
  • Flexible Commercial Models
  • Trusted by Microsoft
  • 24x7 MDR & Security Operations Centre
  • Dedicated to Cyber Security
  • Cyber Security for the Wider Good
  • Committed to Sustainability
  • Developing Cyber Skills for the Future

FAQs

Here are some commonly asked questions about Data Privacy Consultancy. If you’d like to learn more speak to one of our team. 

Data privacy consultancy is the process of providing expert advice to organisations on how to protect the privacy of their personal data. This can include advice on how to collect, store, use, and disclose data, as well as how to develop policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable data privacy legislation. Data privacy consultants can also help organisations to assess their data privacy risks and develop strategies to mitigate those risks.  

Data privacy consultancy can help organisations to develop and implement policies and procedures to protect the privacy of their customers' or employees' data. In addition, data privacy consultants can help  create and maintain compliance with data privacy laws and regulations. 

Data Privacy is today considered an essential part of supporting the digital economy and is increasingly receiving high levels of media attention, primarily or the wrong reasons.  In the UK, the key pieces of legislation governing data protection are the UK General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) (2016/679) and the Data Protection Act 2018.

Data privacy is considered a fundamental human right, and data protection legislation exists to protect that right. Data privacy is important because in order for individuals to be willing to engage with organisations, they have to have confidence that their personal data will be handled with care. Organisations are increasingly using data protection practices to demonstrate to their customers and users that they can be trusted with their personal data.

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