Key Details

Duration: 2 Hours
Available: None Scheduled

Overview

Effective throughout the EU from 25 May 2018 and carrying the risk of very substantial fines in the event of a breach, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) clarifies data rights and ensures an appropriate level of EU-wide protection for personal data. Firm-wide awareness is vital to meet the requirements...

Effective throughout the EU from 25 May 2018 and carrying the risk of very substantial fines in the event of a breach, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) clarifies data rights and ensures an appropriate level of EU-wide protection for personal data. Firm-wide awareness is vital to meet the requirements of the regulation, and this course is intended to help firms by providing employees with an understanding of the context, the principles and the rights of individuals under the GDPR. The expectations on the firm and its employees will also be clarified so that attendees will be better equipped to consider the ramifications of the new regulation on their organisation.

Introduction

  • The aim and context of the GDPR
  • The principle of accountability and governance

Key Definitions

  • Different types of data – personal, sensitive, pseudonymised, anonymised
  • Data subjects
  • Controller and processor

Lawful Processing and Consent

  • The main instances that provide organisations with the legal basis they require
  • What makes consent valid

The Privacy Principles

  • The 6 principles laid down in the GDPR in relation to personal data privacy

Individual Rights

  • Right to be informed
  • Right of access
  • Right to rectify
  • Right of erasure
  • Right to data portability

Breaches and Notifications

  • Notification requirements of a personal data security breach

Data Transfers

  • Restrictions and potential fine for breaching the data transfer requirements

After attending this course participants will:

  • Be able to describe the core requirements of the GDPR
  • Be better equipped to consider and assess the implications of GDPR on their Firm