General Data Protection Regulation Compliance Masterclass

Course Description

This compliance course will help you and your organisation get ready for the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which are coming to effect in May 2018.The course will explain how current commercial security measures might be insufficient for the implementation of GDPR and will explore what changes your organisation may need to action.At the end of the course you will be equipped with the knowledge to understand and apply the rules and regulations necessary to ensure GDPR compliance.

You will learn:

  • How data protection law applies to your organisation.

  • Recording what personal data you hold, where it came from and who you share it with.

  • Reviewing your current privacy notices and planning out any necessary changes in time for GDPR implementation.

  • The requirements to keep data secure, and how to meet requirements.

  • Updating your procedures and planning how you will handle requests within the new timescales and provide any additional information.

  • Examining the types of data processing you carry out and identifying your legal basis for carrying it out and document it.

  • Reviewing how you are seeking, obtaining and recording consent and whether you need to make any changes.

  • Establishing the correct procedures to detect, report and investigate a personal data breach.

  • Designating a Data Protection Officer, if required, or someone to take responsibility for data protection compliance and assess where this role will sit within your organisation’s structure and governance arrangements.

  • The restrictions on sending personal data abroadFines for breaches and loss as well as for non-compliance with the lawStaff training, awareness and competence testing

  • The legal requirements for gathering information for marketing, including an introduction to the use of opt-out and opt-in clauses


Who is this suitable for?

The course is suitable for anyone who wants to understand more about GDPR regulations. No prior understanding is required but a basic knowledge would be beneficial.


All materials will be provided

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