An Introduction to the General Data Protection Regulation

This course identifies the main aspects which differentiate the new GDPR from the Data Protection Act 1998.

Course description

On 25th May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will become law. If you hold information which falls within the scope of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA), it will also fall within the scope of GDPR. 

This course covers the main changes that differentiate the new GDPR from the DPA and includes guidance to help you prepare for the change.

After completing the course you will understand:

  1. the changes that the GDPR will bring to data storage and the handling and processing of information.
  2. the role of Data Protection Officer (DPO) and reporting responsibilities.
  3. what privacy by design means
  4. what a breach register is and what should be recorded and monitored.
  5. what a Privacy Impact Assessment is.
  6. the steps that you can take now to help you prepare for the introduction of GDPR.

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Price £9.50

Duration 1 hours

Target Audience All

  • Multi-User Discounts are available. If you need to buy for 10+ learners, please contact our team for a tailored pricing package.
  • Level 2 course (as graded against the nationally accepted levels).
  • One module with a multiple choice questionnaire.
  • One CPD hour with a personalised downloadable certificate.
  • 70% pass mark.
  • Accredited by Secured by Design and meets national Police approved standards.
  • Optional narration of the module for accessibility.
  • Additional resources for further learning and printable module for future reference.

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