Introduction to Data Protection incorporating GDPR

Human Resource Management

Course Duration: One day

Course Overview

The UK's Data Protection Act incorporates the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which have been implemented across Europe.  This one day course provides delegates with an understanding of data protection and the eight principles enshrined within the Act.  Delegates will learn the purpose and effect of the eight principles and will be shown practical examples to demonstrate how those requirements are met. This course will provide delegates with information about how GDPR has changed and how personal data can be used by organisations.


Programme contents will include the following:

  • An introduction to the DPA
  • The impact of GDPR on UK Legislation
  • ICO registration and compliance
  • An understanding of the 8 DPA Principles
  • What is personal data?
  • Key roles and responsibilities
  • The basics of processing:
    • What it is
    • What it requires
    • The necessary process, procedural and protocol compliance requirements
  • Understanding data states
    • processing
    • transportation
    • transmission
    • remote storage
  • Dealing with:
    • Subject Access Requests
    • Third Party Access Requests
    • Sharing of Information
    • Complaints and Reviews
  • The geographical limits of the Act
  • The relationship of the Act with the Freedom of Information Act and Environmental Information Regulations

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