External Data Protection Officer (eDPO)

Professional support in data protection

Our Data Protection Officer for you

A data protection officer must not only be sufficiently qualified, but must also work independently from the company. Therefore, it is rarely possible to work in another department at the same time. Additionally, the work of a DPO requires extensive legal knowledge and experience with technical and organisational measures, which must be checked by the data protection officer.


Industry-wide Know-how

Know-how from other industries and companies as well as a reduced risk of operational blindness

Access to the PwC Network

Know-how from PwC's extensive network of experts in various field

Full Cost Control

Enhanced cost control for the company (e.g. by eliminating training costs) and no tying up of company resources

Guaranteed Availability

Guaranteed availability through PwC internal agents




Sample calculation for a company with approx. 150 employees

  • € 37,000 honorarium
  • no employer costs
  • no costs for basic and advanced training
  • € 3,000 travel expenses
  • other costs and expenses in the event of representation shall be paid by PwC

from € 40,000

per year

Comparison - internal DPO


  • € 56,000 salary
  • € 12,000 employer costs
  • € 3,000 basic and advanced training costs
  • € 1,000 travel expenses
  • € 15,000 representing DPO
  • € 5,000 other costs

from € 92,000

per year

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