GDPR is a regulation provided by European Union on data protection and privacy for people within the European Union and the European Economic Area. It also keeps a track of data exported outside the EU and EEA. It aims to keep an individual's personal information safe and secure by implementing strict rules for companies.
Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable living individual. It comprises of different pieces of information and these when collected together, leads to the identification of an individual.
Personal data must be stored for the shortest time possible. The period for which it should be retained must be determined by considering the reasons for retaining the data. A company must fix time limits to review or erase the data stored.
To become a CDPO, it is advisable to have: 1. Basic understanding of GDPR 2. Basic knowledge of data privacy concepts 2. Fundamental knowledge of present data protection legal requirements
A minimum of 70% of the total marks must be achieved in order to clear this examination.
None as such, though basic technical knowledge is always expected for better results.
A candidate can attempt the exam as many times as required. However, there are certain limitations which are listed below: 1. A retake can happen only after 15 days of the prior attempt. 2. If a candidate fails to clear the exam in the second attempt, he/she will have to wait for 3 months for the next attempt. 3. If the exam is not passed even after the third attempt, the candidate will have to wait for 6 months for the next attempt. 4. A waiting period of 12 months applies to a candidate after fourth attempt. Also, he/she will have to pay the regular fees for this course.