Definition and Duties of DPCO
Article 1(3j) of the Nigerian Data Protection Regulation provides that a Data Protection Compliance Organisation (DPCO) is any entity duly licensed by NDPB for the purpose of training, auditing, consulting and rendering services aimed at ensuring compliance with this Regulation or any foreign Data Protection law or regulation having effect in Nigeria.
A DPCO may be one or more of the following;
- Professional Service Consultancy firm
- IT Service Provider
- Audit firm
- Law firm