Interim Support Services

Interim cover, special projects and additional resources 

Alongside our outsourced Data Protection Officer services, the DPO Centre provides experienced and specialist resources to cover your short and mediumterm data protection needsTypical examples include:  

  • Interim cover for maternity, paternity leave, long-term absence or gaps in recruitment  
  • Significant one-off projects requiring expertise and additional data protection resources 
  • Internal and branch data protection audits and spot checks
  • Vendor and partner compliance audits
  • Due diligence for mergers and acquisition activities
  • Emergency cover and crisis management 
  • Clearing backlogs of data processing/sharing agreements, outstanding DPIAs and DSARs or extending your Records of Processing Activities RoPA


Each of these services are supported by the knowledge and experience the DPO Centre has gained from working with our 300+ clients.  The dynamic and talented members of our DPO team can be rapidly deployed to put your project and compliance requirements back on track. 

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“As a prominent global media brand employing over 1,000 staff, we take privacy and compliance with data protection regulations extremely seriously.  We required a data protection officer to cover an interim period prior to the recruitment of a new DPO.  This person needed to be highly knowledgeable, able to successfully interpret complex requirements within our multifaceted environment, handle the varied processing and data subject rights issues as they arose and continue to drive positive change through an organisation that has been established for many years.  We found exactly this resource from the DPO Centre.  The DPO who assisted us, was able to start at short notice, very quickly understand our requirements and brilliantly delivered on each of the required aspects of the role – and at a level higher than we had anticipated.”
General Counsel and Company Secretary
Global media organisation


If you have an immediate short-term requirement for a DPO or data protection expertise, contact us and we will: 

  • Discuss and agree the level of support and specific skills required 
  • Identify a lead DPO from our team of permanent, full-time employed DPOs to work on-site with you 
  • Provide additional remote or on-site support and resources as required 
  • Provide regular updates to you and where appropriate, report to your senior management team 
  • Ensure a smooth handover back to you upon completion of the project or time period 


Cover delivered at short notice
Experienced, senior DPOs on site
Resources tailored to your requirements available as you need them
Lead DPO supported by DPO Centre subject matter experts as required
Wide and varied industry sector expertise
Highly cost effective


We work with organisations in a wide variety of sectors, including:

Medical and Healthcare

Medical and

Software and Technology

Software and

Retail and eCommerce

Retail and

Finance and Insurance

and Insurance

Education, Schools and Colleges

Education, Schools
and Colleges

Charities and Not-for-profit

Charities and

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