General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – Practitioner Training

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About the course

This comprehensive online training course is focused on assisting learners to undertake the role of data protection officer (or equivalent practitioner role) under the GDPR, which comes into force in May 2018.

The aim of this GDPR training course is to help you ensure that as the person who has overall responsibility for data protection within your organisation, you have the required knowledge for to help your organisation towards full GDPR compliance.

The course comprises ten modules:

  • Introduction and Background
  • Definitions, Principles and the Law
  • The Accountability Principle
  • Individual Rights
  • Consent
  • Information (Privacy) Notices
  • Breach Management and Notification
  • Sanctions, Remedies and Liabilities
  • Steps to Compliance
  • Supply Chain Management

Audience

This data protection training course has been designed for anyone who has responsibility for ensuring their organisation’s data protection compliance in line with the GDPR.

This could be the Data Protection Officer (DPO), a project lead, a data owner and/or technologist involved in designing and managing compliant data management systems.

As our most in-depth GDPR course, this is ideal for any person who is fully responsible for compliance with data protection legislation in their organisation; it’s one of four GDPR training options which we have tailored for personal data-handling organisations in any situation.

Objectives

Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll have a knowledge of:

  • The key differences between the current data protection regime and the new one
  • What the accountability principle is and how to comply with this requirement
  • What rights people have over the processing of their data and the grounds for the exercising of these rights
  • How to respond to subject access requests and other requests from individuals
  • How to obtain valid consent and the penalties for getting consent wrong
  • The legal ways to process data
  • How fines are determined and how to minimise them
  • The investigative and corrective powers of supervisory authorities
  • The judicial remedies against data controllers & data processors
  • The rights of data subjects should they have data breached
  • What information must be provided in a privacy policy and when this information should be provided
  • Guidance on what organisations should do to help prevent breaches
  • What to do in the event of a breach
  • What the new law stipulates a contract between a controller and a  processor must contain
  • What controllers and processors need to think about before contract negotiations
  • The particular issues that surround cloud service providers

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