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Are You a Data Controller or a Data Processor? (GDPR)

by Mark Hinely / October 11, 2023

The most frequently asked question I’ve received related to GDPR compliance has to do with data processing roles: is my organization a data controller or data processor? Determining your organization’s data role can be challenging because of textual and practical ambiguity, but identifying your role is the starting point for determining which GDPR requirements your organization must follow. The responsibilities of data controllers are different than responsibilities of data processors.…