About GDPR Awareness
This course is for anyone who handles personal data as part of their job. The course teaches learners how to process data under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Learners will understand the meaning of regulations and how to follow these rules when keeping customers data.
How long will this course take?
This course is 4 hours and it is spread across 1 day.
Who needs this training?
This course is useful for any members of staff who encounter personal data within their role.
What are the main points covered?
The course covers the data protection act and the legislation around it, as well as people’s legal rights with regards to personal data.
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 12 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 12 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
GDPR Awareness Course Outline
- The 8 Data Protection Act principles.
- Information Commissioner’s Office responsibilities.
- Legal rights with regards to personal data.
- Enforcement of the Data Protection Act.
- Ways in which to ensure compliance.
GDPR Awareness FAQs
What is GDPR?
GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation. It is a legal framework that sets guidelines for the collection and processing of personal data of individuals who live in the European Union (EU).
Does the GDPR apply to every workplace in the UK?
The GDPR applies to every business in the UK and was set into law through the Data Protection Act of 2018.
How many principles are there in the GDPR?
There are seven key principles to GDPR. These include; Lawfulness, fairness and transparaency; Purpose limitation; Data minimisation; Accuracy; Storage limitation; Integrity and confidentiality (security); Accountability.
Who enforces the GDPR in the United Kingdom?
The GDPR is enforced by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The ICO is an independent body that can impose fines on organisations if they do not follow procedures.