Last updated: May 25, 2020
SurveyEngine has voluntarily designated a European Union Data Protection Officer (DPO) to be an independent advisor for SurveyEngine’s operations and to help ensure that all proposed processing of personal data meets EU legal requirements and SurveyEngine’s corporate standards. The role was designed to meet the GDPR criteria set out in Articles 37-39.
The Role of the DPO
The DPO is involved, properly, and in a timely manner, in all key issues which relate to the protection of personal data.
The DPO works towards compliance with all relevant data protection laws, monitoring specific processes, such as data protection impact assessments (DPIAs), increasing employee awareness for data protection, and training them accordingly, as well as collaborating with the supervisory authorities.
A Data Protection Officer may not be dismissed or penalized due to the fulfillment of their tasks.
Despite their monitoring function, the company itself remains responsible for complying with data protection laws. Therefore it has to involve the Data Protection Officer in all issues which relate to the protection of personal data “properly and in a timely manner”.
When a Data Protection Officer is appointed, their superior must publish her contact data, and communicate her appointment and contact data to the data protection supervisory authorities.
SurveyEngine’s data protection officer is:
Data subjects may contact the data protection officer by sending an email to:
or by post to:
SurveyEngine Data Protection Officer
Level 2, Grunewaldstrasse 61-62
or by phone on:
+49 30 2016923 20