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GDPR

Overview

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on the 25th May 2018 and you need to be aware of the new law and how it affects you and your company. 

This course will cover the important bits of GDPR you need to know about.

Now, you may work for a company that processes (or could eventually process) the personal data of EU citizens. The vast majority of companies globally will be seeking to ensure compliance with the new GDPR to promote the secure collection, storage and usage of personal information.

This is a general course for employees to raise GDPR awareness. It is not intended as legal advice, but simply informational content on many of the key topics.

Modules

  • Key changes under the GDPR
  • Resources
  • Breaches
  • Data processes
  • Collecting personal data
  • Children's data
  • Monitoring compliance
  • About supervisory authorities
  • Individuals' rights
  • Securing data
  • The key changes under the GDPR
  • Consent: Using customer consent as grounds to process data
  • Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA)
  • Data Protection by design and default
  • Reporting data breaches
  • Subject access requests
  • Data Protection Officers
  • Communicating with staff
  • Becoming aware and accountable
  • Data mapping
  • Fines
  • International organisations and the GDPR

Subject Access Requests

  • Subject Access Requests - Trailer
  • What is Personal Data?
  • Timescales and Fees
  • Is the Request Valid?
  • Responding to a SAR
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Subject Access Requests - Summary

Requirements

There are no entry requirements in order for you to begin this course.

Assessment

At the end of this course there is an assessment which you can take in your own time.

Qualifications

Once a learner has passed the assessment at the end of the course, they will be able to download a learndirect certificate to confirm their progress.

This course will not lead into a specific career, but the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on the 25th May 2018,

replacing the existing data protection framework under the EU Data Protection Directive. This means that the course is relevant to everyone really. At least anyone that may work for a company that processes personal data. The vast majority of companies globally will be seeking to ensure compliance with the new GDPR to promote the secure collection, storage and usage of personal information.

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