Personal data must be processed in a way that ensures appropriate security of that data.
Responsible for implementing the principle of integrity in the organization (mainly the implementation of Article 32 up to and including Article 36 GDPR) is the Chief Security Officer (CSO), or similar role or function.
Processing of personal data takes place whereby adequate (electronic) security is guaranteed.
Integrity means that an unauthorized person is unable to change, add, delete personal data.
Personal data are protected if it is not feasible to change them during transport without such changes being immediately apparent to the recipient.
Encryption and pseudonymization are means to achieve this.
Integrity means maintaining the consistency, accuracy and reliability of data throughout the life cycle.
Data Integrity is the guarantee that digital information is not damaged and can only be opened or modified by those who are authorized to do so.