MailUp S.p.A. appoints Alberto Miscia as Data Protection Officer: a strategic role in the renewed data governance system
MailUp S.p.A. (Bloomberg: MAIL IM) (ISIN IT0005040354) announces the appointment of Alberto Miscia as Data Protection Officer, the corporate figure created to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR); this law will take effect starting May 25, 2018, and will establish unique rules for processing carried out in the European Union.
As Data Protection Officer, Alberto Miscia – already MailUp’s Head of Deliverability and Compliance – will see to observing, evaluating and organizing the processing and protection of personal data within the company, ensuring compliance with the rules and acting as an interface between the parties involved: the Privacy Guarantor, the stakeholders and the company’s operating divisions.
Thanks to his transverse skills in the fields of information technology, law, risk management, and process analysis, Alberto Miscia has the ideal profile to take on the duties of the Data Protection Officer, one of the most significant innovations of the European reform.
The appointment is part of a more extensive program to update the company’s processes to meet the obligations and opportunities opened up by the GDPR, with the aim of translating data protection from a mere legal topic to a strategic theme within the new data economy.
Alberto Miscia, Head of Deliverability and Compliance, and starting today also MailUp S.p.A.’s Data Protection Officer, comments: “I am honored to be an active part in the company’s compliance process moving towards the GDPR. I embrace the new legislation, which focuses on duties and on the accountability of both the data controller and those in charge; this will bring companies to adopt a specific organizational model that focuses on personal data protection. I am also happy to find some key concepts in the text of the Regulation, especially regarding consent, which MailUp has been promoting for several years now“.