How do I add 'Related Items' via a Register?

Related Items can be added either via Registers or via a Privacy Assessment.

(This article deals with adding a Related Item via a Register. To find out how to add a Related Item via a Privacy Assessment, please refer to our articles relating to Privacy Assessments.)

Via Registers

First of all, navigate to Privacy > Registers > Select a register.

  • Click the 'Edit' button beside a record in the register, and click the 'Related Items' tab. 
  • You will be presented with a list of related registers which may already have Related Items set up. (See example below of a DPIA register record with Related Items to the Data Elements, Third Party and Business System registers.) 


  • To add a Related Item, click on the related register name.
  • Next, click, scroll or search for the relevant related record, and then click the 'Add Register Link' button. 
  • Once added as a Related Item, you can then, if required, add a record relationship. (The example below shows a Third Party being linked to a DPIA record and the relationship being set as 'Processor External'.)

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  • Before exiting, remember to click the green 'Save' button at the top right. 


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