About The Course
Developed by industry experts at law firm Geldards and REALSENSE, this course is an excellent choice for learners who have already had some GDPR training, or have a good existing awareness of data protection legislation, but could benefit from refresher training to reaffirm and enhance their understanding.
The course will remind learners of key elements and principles of data protection law and emphasise the importance of ensuring employees feel confident about their obligations under GDPR and data protection legislation. It provides contextualised examples on how legislation has impacted and will continue to impact businesses and offers practical guidance to help work towards compliance.
Aims of the course
By the end of this course learners will:
• be reminded of the importance of data protection law and the key data protection principles
• understand how Data Protection Legislation has impacted working practices
Who is it for?
The course is aimed at staff members in all organisations that handle personal data.
1. DATA PROTECTION LAW – AN OVERVIEW
What is personal data? What is data protection law? Who enforces data protection law? Fines and penalties, key definitions used in data protection law, individuals' rights, data protection principles.
2. THE IMPACT OF DATA PROTECTION LAW
The concept of accountability and demonstrating compliance, personal data breaches, Subject Access Requests (SARs).
3. DATA PROTECTION LAW NEWS & CASE STUDIES
Data protection law in the news, data protection law statistics, case study 1 – accountability, case study 2 – personal data breaches, case study 3 – individuals’ rights.
A short assessment comprising of a series of questions to test your knowledge and understanding of the course.