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NDPC Ups Data Protection Accountability, Issues Guidance Notice

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The Nigeria Data Protection Commission has set machinery in motion to enforce data subjects rights and promote trust in Nigeria’s digital economy ecosystem.

This is according to a statement signed today by Babatunde Bamigboye, Lead, Legal, Enforcement and Regulations Department at NDPC.

In its Guidance Notice titled: GUIDANCE NOTICE ON THE FILING OF DATA PROTECTION COMPLIANCE AUDIT RETURNS (CAR), the Commission advices data controllers and processors to file compliance audit returns or risk being excluded from the National Data Protection Adequacy Programme (NaDPAP) Whitelist. The data controllers and processors comprises banks, telcos, hospitals, schools, ICT companies, data centres among others.

It will be recalled that the National Commissioner/CEO, NDPC, Dr Vincent Olatunji recently disclosed that the Commission is carrying out free induction training for designated Data Protection Officers in both public and private sectors so as to ensure that Nigeria can contribute competitvely to the global digital economy.

The Commission further advices that agents and contractors who carry out data processing on behalf of data controllers should be trained and onboarded on the Commission’s portal.

A statement signed today by
Babatunde Bamigboye, Lead, Legal, Enforcement and Regulations Department at NDPC said

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