Date: 17th May 2017
Time: 9.30 – 16.45
Location: Edinburgh Conference and Training Venue, 16 St Mary’s St, EH1 1SU (close to Waverley Station)
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be enforced across the EU from 25th May 2018. It will introduce the potential for massive new penalties and significant new obligations on data controllers and data processors. It is essential to start preparing now.
In this full day course, assuming little prior knowledge of data protection, we cover the major definitions, principles, obligations and rights introduced by the GDPR and outline a plan to prepare for its introduction.
- To be aware of the scope (material and geographical) of the General Data Protection Regulation
- To demonstrate an understanding of the major definitions, principles, obligations and rights of the General Data Protection Regulation
- To understand the enforcement actions introduced by the GDPR
- To appreciate the issues relating to cross-border transfers of personal data and apply this knowledge
- To understand the main changes to data subject rights to be introduced by the General Data Protection Regulation
- To prepare an action plan for GDPR compliance
This course is delivered by Tim Musson and meets the requirements of most professional bodies (including the Law Society of Scotland) for 6 hours of verifiable CPD. Attendance certificates will be available.