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 knowledge of data protection, we cover the the major definitions, principles, obligations and rights introduced by the GDPR and outline a plan to prepare for its introduction.
- 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 be aware of the constraints on direct marketing activities and how these may be addressed
- To recognise and process a subject access request
- To be aware of the activities needed to prepare for the GDPR
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.
Delivered on-site to a senior management team this course is ideal for kick-starting a GDPR compliance project: duration (sometims as little as 3 to 4 hours) and focus can be adapted to the needs of the organisation. Some clients need more focus on direct marketing issues, international transfers of personal data, handling of sensitive health data etc.