The EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) add extra responsibilities to the Data Protection Act 1998 on the 25th of May, 2018. All businesses that handle personal data must ensure that they are aware of the new rules and must examine the processes they currently have in place to ensure they continue to comply with the law.
This GDPR training course will outline your main responsibilities and help you to start making the necessary changes. The biggest changes under the GDPR are in relation to obtaining consent, the right to be forgotten and the appointment of a Data Protection Officer.
Developed by a qualified finance professional
Accredited by CPD
Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
Full audio voiceover
Approximate Duration: 1hour
On completion, certificate is posted the next working day
Who Should Take This Course?
This GDPR training is suitable for all services that use or hold personal data, both inside and outside of the EU, and that need to understand the rules of the upcoming GDPR. The course is primarily aimed at those people who have responsibility for implementing the changes.
On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working
day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming
to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
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The course is divided into four accessible, interactive modules and includes an assessment at the end:
- Aims of the GDPR – summary of key changes, the Information Commissioner’s Office, changes to data protection law, preparation, sanctions, case studies and cyber security.
- Definitions and Principles – data protection terminology and the principles of data protection.
- Processing, Consent and Subject Rights – how to comply with the law, processing sensitive personal data, performance of a contract, legal obligations, obtaining consent, methods for obtaining consent, right to withdraw consent, consent to transfer data outside the EEA, existing consent and data subject rights.
- Data Controller and Processor Obligations – who is a controller, controller obligations, data security, reporting breaches, processor obligations, cross-border data transfer and further information.
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Aims of the Course
By the end of this course learners will:
- Understand the purpose of the GDPR.
- Be able to explain what information falls under the GDPR.
- Have the necessary knowledge to implement GDPR compliant processes.
- Know what is expected of firms in regards to data security.
- Know what rights Data Subjects have under the GDPR.
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will
be asked 10 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The
answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed.
If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with
no extra charge.
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