GDPR Compliance Services In India

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What is GDPR?

GDPR is the European Union’s most rigorous data privacy and security law, implemented on May 25, 2018. Its primary aim is to establish consistent data protection standards across the EU. Nevertheless, the regulation applies not only to EU organizations but also to any entities that offer goods or services to EU citizens or manage Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of EU residents.

Hostshield, as a top GDPR Consultant in India, provides tailored GDPR Compliance services and risk-based solutions. Our expertise can assist you in achieving GDPR compliance by conducting a comprehensive GDPR Audit.

GDPR stands as the most authoritative privacy regulation with worldwide implications for organizations. It places the responsibility on organizations to safeguard personal information’s privacy and security. The regulation prioritizes safeguarding individual rights during personal data processing. Notably, a significant aspect is the potential maximum fine of 4% of global turnover, directly affecting organizational profitability. Additionally, there could be repercussions on reputation and shareholder value, necessitating careful management of residual risks by organizations.

Identify & Classify Personal Data
The crucial step in developing your organization’s GDPR compliance strategy is the identification and classification of personal data within your workflows.

GDPR Gap Assessment
Conducting a GDPR Gap Analysis allows you to pinpoint the shortcomings in your current state and identify the necessary action items for achieving compliance.

GDPR Impact Assessment
By identifying the impact of GDPR compliance gaps on your organization, you can discern the investment priorities required for remediation.

GDPR Policies & Procedures
Our focus will be on developing policies, procedures, standards, forms, and agreements that fully align with the GDPR compliance requirements.

GDPR Consulting Service
As a reliable global GDPR Consulting organization, we offer expert advisory services to assist you in remediating GDPR compliance gaps.

DPO as a Service
With Data Privacy Officer as a Service, you can access specialized privacy professionals at cost-effective rates.

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Hostshield ADAPT Framework for GDPR Compliance


  • GDPR Gap Assessment
  • Global Privacy Impact assessment
  • GDPR Technology Impact assessment
  • Data discovery & Mapping


  • GDPR Compliance roadmap
  • Privacy program development
  • Technology upgrades
  • Privacy by Design
  • GDPR policies & reference architecture


  • Implement and execute policies, processes and technologies
  • Implement Privacy controls
  • Implement security Controls


  • Data Privacy Operators
  • Data Lifecycle management
  • Data access & use monitoring
  • Management reporting services
  • Data security management


  • GDPR Compliance audits
  • Regular Security testing to detect weaknesses early
  • Incident response tests
  • 3rd Party Risk Assessments & Audits

Data Identification & Flow Analysis

GDPR Compliance Services is all about personally identifiable
information (PII) of European Union residents.

  • What data do you have & how is the data collected
  • What data do you need
  • What data to keep/delete, including the data retention period
  • Who has access to these data
  • Who is involved in the processes of these data
  • Which are the tools used for data processing
  • In what business processes are the data used

Based on the collected information, we work with your business team to
identify the data flow within your organization and towards external
parties. The data flow analysis provides an overview of the systems:

  • Where the company stores data
  • The process according to which the company processes data and
  • How data get exchanged between the systems.

The outcome of the identification phase will be a complete overview of an
organization’s personal data, systems, processes, and people that
handle them.

GDPR Gap Analysis

GDPR Gap Analysis is the phase that helps you identify the areas where potential gaps in GDPR compliance exist. This phase utilizes the results of the data identification & data mapping to identify the gaps in GDPR data life cycle management.

Data Privacy Impact Assessment

Conducting Data Privacy Impact Assessment (DPIA) is a vital requirement for GDPR Compliance. DPIA must get performed before the implementation of specific initiatives. Performing Privacy Risk Assessment will provide insights on the organizational capability to provide CARE (Consent, Access, Receipt & Erasure) for the personal data.

The objective of a DPIA is that extreme data breach cases get considered, anticipated, and thereby addressed by the management in protecting the GDPR personal data. Key stages of a DPIA would include:

  • Threat identification
  • Impact identification
  • Evaluation of vulnerabilities
  • Identifying the Privacy risks
  • Risk treatment plan development

Implementation Of Action Plans

The implementation phase of GDPR Compliance Services is for the organization to remediate the gaps identified and implement controls to reduce the risks to adequate levels. Hostshield team will provide advisory and governance services for the remediation. The key consideration would be process measures and technical measures.

Process measures: We will help the organization develop the GDPR governance structure, policies and procedures, checklists, process diagrams, etc. It enables the organizations to demonstrate how they implement, maintain, update, and ensure company adherence to GDPR Compliance.

Technical measures:We will help the organization design the controls and define the security and privacy architecture required for GDPR compliance. The process enables the organization to securely structure the systems and infrastructure to support the business process.

It requires that all private and public companies/organizations subject to the EU GDPR be able to document, at any time, that they are compliant with the GDPR.

GDPR Incident Response Plans

GDPR sets guidelines for organizations for what is required to do if a data breach occurs. As a part of our GDPR Services, we can make you data breach ready by connecting the GDPR Incident Response (IR) Plans. The GDPR IR guidelines include:

Notify supervisory authority within 72 hours after knowing about the incident.

The Notification must include the following:

  • Details of the incident – type, data involved, and people impacted
  • Contact information of the DPO for communicating details of the incident
  • Probable impact/consequence of the incident
  • Measures/action plans to address the incident or reduce the impact

Our GDPR Compliance Solutions help organizations develop a proven and reliable incident response plan in line with compliance requirements. We can help you document breach impacts and remedial actions in accordance. And to the final measure, we can assist you in implementing the response plans, validating the closures and connecting the best security practices on the go.

GDPR Awareness Training

GDPR compliance is an organizational effort. Educating the personnel in the organization who handles personal data is an important step. The process will make the employees aware of their specific tasks regarding personal data protection.

The capability of the workforce to understand the responsibilities in handling personal data and apply them correctly, efficiently and using the set-out tools, processes and systems will ensure the organization’s compliance with the requirements set out in the GDPR.

GDPR Compliance Management

Compliance is not a one-time activity. GDPR compliance is an ongoing task that requires continuous monitoring, evaluation, and fine-tuning. Hostshield GDPR Consulting Engagement helps you build a governance model for ensuring the GDPR compliance as a “Business as Usual” activity.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

1. What is personal data?

Personal data points to any information relating to an identified or identifiable person. An identifiable natural person can be identified, in particular by reference to details such as a name, telephone number, email address, IP address, location data or to one or more facets specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, economic, cultural, mental, or social identity of that person.

Some personal data may be considered sensitive and require special care. Sensitive data encloses categories such as:

  • Racial or ethnic origin.
  • Political opinions.
  • Religious or philosophical beliefs.
  • Trade union membership.
  • Genetic data.
  • Biometric data.
  • Data concerning health or sexual orientation.

2. Does my company need to comply with the GDPR?

Your company requires to comply with the GDPR if it falls into one of the two classifications: –

  1. You are a company or business based in the EU that process the personal information of EU citizens.
  2. Your company or business is not based in the EU but provides products or services to EU citizens or residents or monitors their behaviour.

3. How do I handle data breaches?

A data breach points to a security breach leading to the accidental or illicit destruction, loss, alteration, disclosure or access to personal data transmitted, stored or processed. Under GDPR, IEEE has only 72 hours to inform or notify EU authorities after discovering a data breach.