About Us

Providing data protection services for peace of mind

About Us

Dunwell Data Protection was founded by Samantha Dunwell who has over 10 years’ specialist experience working in the field of data protection and information governance in both the public and private sector. Samantha successfully passed the ISEB Certificate in Data Protection qualification in 2010.

Prior to founding Dunwell Data Protection, Samantha previously worked as an Information Governance Manager and Data Protection Officer in the public sector for a Government Agency where she gained her expert knowledge and experience in information rights legislation, information governance and records management. Samantha was also the first point of contact with the Information Commissioner’s Office and led on the handling of data protection investigations and voluntary audit from the ICO.

Samantha’s portfolio of work in both the public and private sector includes:

  • Preparing data protection policies and procedures;
  • Delivering workshops and training on all aspects of data protection law;
  • Managing requests and complaints from individuals in relation to their data protection rights;
  • Preparing data processor contracts and data sharing agreements;
  • Providing advice on data protection compliance and undertaking compliance audits;
  • Leading on risk assessments on privacy intrusion (privacy impact assessments);

We know that not all organisations can have in-house specialist knowledge in data protection and this is where we can help. We can provide a data protection service tailored to meet your specific requirements. Based in Yorkshire we provide our services to clients both locally and nationally.