General Data Protection Regulation

This course aims to enhance your understanding of the requirements outlined in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), including its relevance to businesses, and employees’ responsibilities in safeguarding personal information.

Designed for United Kingdom

Course running time is 32 Minutes

This course is customisable

Course Summary

Starting with the basics, we will explore the acronym GDPR and demystify its meaning, ensuring you have a solid foundation for the rest of the course. You will delve into the penalties for non-compliance, highlighting the potential risks and consequences organisations face if they fail to adhere to the GDPR’s regulations.

A crucial aspect of the GDPR is understanding the roles of the data controller and the data subject. You will explore the responsibilities and obligations of each party, providing practical examples and case studies to illustrate their importance.

In our course, we will shed light on special category data, a particularly sensitive type of information that requires additional protection. You will learn how to identify and handle special category data in compliance with the GDPR.

We will also thoroughly cover the concept of personal data, discussing its definition and scope under the GDPR. By examining real-world scenarios, you will develop a comprehensive understanding of what constitutes personal data and how it should be handled.

To ensure compliance, it is essential to be aware of the supervisory body tasked with enforcing the GDPR. We will explore their role, functions, and the procedures they follow when dealing with data protection matters.

You will explore the GDPR’s core principles and provisions, including its legal requirements, consent, data subject rights, data breach notification, and the overall framework it establishes for data protection. We will also highlight the interplay between the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018, providing a comprehensive overview of their relationship.

By the end of this course, you will have a solid grasp of the GDPR and its implications for organisations and individuals.

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