GDPR an Introduction

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About the course

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) is new legislation that provides a single, data privacy law for the European Union. The EU GDPR aims to prevent the loss of personal data by improving data security for all individuals living in EU member states. UK organisations have until May 2018 to comply with the new law, or potentially face fines of up to 4% of annual turnover or €20 million.

This one day introductory course, delivered by a data protection specialist, provides an introduction into the compliance of the new EU Data Protection regulations. Gain understanding of the requirements and how that impacts you and your organisation. Consider the implications of Brexit on the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and your organisation.

Businesses and other organisations must ensure that they are compliant with current data protection regulations, consider how to plan effectively for compliance with upcoming EU Data protection regulations.

Learning Outcomes

This 1-Day EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) course provides an introduction to the EU GDPR, and an understanding of the implications and legal requirements for UK and EU organisations, whilst considering the challenges of maintaining compliance through potentially turbulent Brexit waters.

    Where to find the relevant information within the Regulation
    GDPR - What is actually changing
    The impact of GDPR
    Why organisations should be compliant with GDPR
    Quick wins to prepare for GDPR
    GDPR compliance strategies

Course Outline

Module 1:

The current EU and UK Data Protection legislation & requirements

The current privacy framework and how it impacts organisations

The drivers for the changes to the regulations

The impact Brexit will have on GDPR

Privacy Shield and why Safe Harbour had to be replaced

Module 2:

The General Data Protection Regulations

    What does the GDPR cover
    Structure of the GDPR
    What is consent under the GDPR
    Subject access requests
    Collecting personal data from data subjects
    Collecting data from other sources
    Other data subject rights
    Controllers and Processors
    Records required
    Risk & Security
    Breach reporting
    Transfers of personal data
    Supervisory authorities
    Enforcement regime

Module 3:

GDPR ‘Quick Wins’ for your organisation

    Quick wins for any business

How to prepare for the GDPR changes

    Board Support
    Data Protection Officer
    Information Management
    Access Rights
    Monitoring & Security
    Incident Management
    Staff Education & Training
    Privacy by Design

How to stay compliant with the changes during and post Brexit

    Long term compliance strategies


Start date Location / delivery
11 Mar 2019 London Book now
11 Mar 2019 Online Book now
18 Apr 2019 Birmingham Book now
23 Apr 2019 Manchester Book now
14 May 2019 London Book now
14 May 2019 Online Book now
10 Jun 2019 Leeds Book now
08 Jul 2019 London Book now
08 Jul 2019 Online Book now
26 Jul 2019 Birmingham Book now
05 Aug 2019 Manchester Book now
02 Sep 2019 London Book now
02 Sep 2019 Online Book now
07 Oct 2019 Leeds Book now
15 Nov 2019 London Book now
15 Nov 2019 Online Book now
18 Nov 2019 Birmingham Book now
06 Dec 2019 Manchester Book now
03 Feb 2020 Leeds Book now
09 Mar 2020 Birmingham Book now
13 Apr 2020 Manchester Book now

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