Privacy Officer

Volunteer · Remote · Remote possible

Job description

We are seeking a dedicated individual to join our team as a Privacy Officer. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring the organization's adherence to privacy laws and best practices, safeguarding sensitive information, and promoting a culture of privacy and data protection.


  • Develop, review, and update the organization's privacy policies and procedures to align with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Work with key stakeholders to ensure policies are effectively communicated and understood by all members.
  • Monitor and assess the organization's data processing activities to ensure compliance with applicable privacy laws and regulations.
  • Provide guidance on data protection impact assessments and ensure their completion when necessary.
  • Develop and conduct privacy training programs for volunteers, staff, and members to increase awareness of privacy issues and best practices.
  • Foster a culture of privacy by promoting responsible data handling and security practices.
  • Establish and maintain an incident response plan for privacy-related incidents.
  • Coordinate and lead the response to privacy incidents, ensuring prompt reporting and resolution.
  • Evaluate and monitor privacy practices of third-party vendors and partners.
  • Ensure that contracts and agreements with vendors include appropriate privacy and data protection clauses.
  • Conduct privacy impact assessments for new projects, programs, or initiatives to identify and mitigate potential privacy risks.
  • Manage and respond to data subject access requests in accordance with privacy laws.
  • Ensure timely and accurate fulfillment of data subject rights.

Nice to have:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field (e.g., law, information security, privacy).
  • Previous experience in privacy compliance, data protection, or related roles.
  • Knowledge of relevant privacy laws and regulations, such as GDPR, CCPA, etc.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams and stakeholders.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., CIPP, CIPT) would be a plus.

How to Apply:

  • Interested candidates should submit their resume and a cover letter outlining their relevant experience and interest in the position to

DIVD.Academy strongly believes in an equal opportunity organization and encourages individuals from all backgrounds to apply. This is a volunteer position, and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to a dynamic organization dedicated to cybersecurity education and ethical hacking skills development.

Our website: https://DIVD.Academy

Development: We believe that you develop best when you are doing something you enjoy and at which you are good. Depending on your knowledge and interests, we will work with you to see how we can help you further in the direction in which you would like to develop and/or specialize.

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