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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – Preparing for Change

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Course Name:General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – Preparing for Change
Course Code:GDPR_Preparing_for_Change
Course duration:30 minutes
Course introduction:

In May 2018, the UK Data Protection Act will be replaced by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), with huge implications for organisations all over the UK, in both the public and private sectors. It is vital that all employers and their employees understand the changes these new regulations will bring, before they are brought into UK law.

This engaging course covers the subject in comprehensive detail. You will learn about the potential effects of Brexit on data protection in the UK, the individual’s new and enhanced data protection rights, in line with the GDPR, and the new and varied data controller and data processor responsibilities.

Course objectives:

In this course you will learn:

  • The potential effects of Brexit on data protection in the UK
  • The new categories of personal and sensitive data under the GDPR
  • The new standards for consent and safeguards for children’s data
  • The new and enhanced individual data protection rights
  • The expanded responsibilities of data processors
  • The extra-territorial reach of the GDPR
  • The new accountability requirement for controllers and processors
  • How to prepare for enhanced data subject rights
  • How the law affects public authorities
  • How to report a data breach, and
  • The new requirement for certain entities to hire a data protection officer

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