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How to become a member of ASSO DPO

To become a member of the Data Protection Officer Association you must fill out this simple form and send it to info@assodpo.it or you can fill out the form directly online by clicking here.
After submitting the form, the Steering Committee will respond within 7 days and, in case of acceptance of the subscription request, you will receive a notice with instructions on how to pay the registration fee. Only after having payed the registration fee the membership will be completed.

Why Become a Member?

The members of Data Protection Officer Association will receive newsletters and actively participate in discussions on drill and in in-depth analysis on issues relating to the application of the European and Italian Data Protection Law.
In particular, the Association aims to support and develop the activity of Data Protection Officers, Privacy Consultants, and Chief Privacy Officers, through the comparison and exchange of information among members.
All members will receive a membership card and will be able to participate in the Study Groups for free membership that will be made periodically.

Types of Membership of ASSO DPO

In order to allow everyone to join, Data Protection Officer Association have provided three different types of membership:

EFFECTIVE MEMBERS
INDIVIDUALS

SUPPORTING MEMBERS
LEGAL ENTITIES
EDUCATIONAL
MEMBERS

The Effective Members are individuals who perform the activities of Data Protection Officer or Experts on Privacy and Chief Privacy Officer. They appreciate the aims and activities of the Association, and sign up to share its benefits and utilities, as well as to participate in community life, by paying an annual membership fee of € 70.00. They meet requirements of integrity, as set forth in the Ethic Code, and have at least 3 years of experience in Privacy.
The existence of these requirements will be verified by the Board which must approve in writing your application.
To Effective members - individuals are given the opportunity to use the ASSO DPO trademark, according to the Policy signed by the associate at the time of the registration.

Supporting Members are legal entities which can give, through their activities, a valid contribution to the achievement of the purposes of the association or which are interested in using the services offered by the association.
The membership fee to obtain the status of Supporting Member amounts to € 190.00 and can be diversified in advance, every year, on the basis of size (economic volume, number of employees) of the supporting member.
Membership as Supporter gives full legitimacy to participate within the association, without using the ASSO DPO trademark. The use of the trademark is only allowed to Effective Members - individuals. The quality of the supporting member is lost by resignation or non-renewal or for contrary conduct to the Ethic Code.

Educational Members are individuals interested in Data Protection Law. They have under 3 years of experience in Data Protection compliance and/or are University students / graduates who want to pursue a training program through the Association and take advantage from the newsletters.
The achievement of three years of experience by the Educational Association Members will automatically change their registration to Effective members, by adjusting the fee amount.
The membership fee to become an Educational Member is € 30,00.
Membership as Educational gives full legitimacy to participate within the association, without using the ASSO DPO trademark. The use of the trademark is only allowed to Effective Members - individuals. The quality of Educational Member is lost by resignation or non-renewal or for conduct contrary to the Ethic Code.
All fees have a duration of 12 months from the registration date.