Hospitality Data Protection Officer (HDPO)

Hospitality Data Protection Officer (HDPO)

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As hospitality companies conducting business in Europe prepare to make operational changes to conform with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), HFTP has put together the HFTP HDPO Task Force that will prepare resources for the industry. With a team of 23 experts, HFTP will build a program that demonstrates an individual's competency for the position within a hospitality company.

HDPO Task Force chairman Alvaro Hidalgo, managing partner with FIRSTLOGIC Consulting based in Spain, has outlined the objectives for the group in the months leading up to the May compliance deadline, detailed in the post on the HFTP Connect blog, "HFTP Hospitality DPO Task Force Outlines Objectives as Industry Prepares for GDPR May 2018 Deadline."

Coming Soon: HDPO Certification

HFTP’s new certification will demonstrate the hospitality-specific competencies in data protection. With a team of experts, HFTP will build a program that demonstrates an individual's competency for the position within a hospitality company.