GDPR: Implementation and Beyond

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Gain a thorough grounding of GDPR and what is required under this new regulation. This course explains the basic principles of the regulation, data subjects rights and what policies and procedures your or your client’s businesses should have in place. It also outlintes practial steps to keep the data secure.

CPD: 4 hours

Full Programme

Basic Principles of European Data Protection Law

  • Why did data protection laws change?
  • What is the GDPR, and which countries does it relate to?
  • What is a Data Protection Impact Assessment?
  • What is the difference between a data controller and a data processor?
  • Do we need to employ a data protection officer?
  • What rights do people have regarding their data?

Lawful Processing of Data

  • What is a lawful basis for processing data?
  • What do we need to know about consent?
  • What do we need to know about legitimate interest?
  • What do we need to know about performance of a contract?
  • What are special categories of data?
  • How does this affect my role in accounting?
  • How can the basis chosen affect you as a data subject?

Governance and Compliance

  • What policies should my organisation have in place?
  • What needs to be included in the data protection policy?
  • What is data breaching and how can it be managed?
  • Keeping data secure
  • What else does the organisation need to consider?

Looking ahead

  • What exemptions are there to the GDPR?
  • What about the ePrivacy Directive?
  • What is data protection by design?
  • What if we need to change our legal bases for processing?
  • How often should data protection policies be reviewed?

Course leader

Becky Reid is a digital marketing consultant & practitioner with over 20 years marketing experience across, amongst others, automotive, publishing and fire protection industries.

Becky works with small- and medium-sized organisations, helping them to maintain, improve and grow their digital marketing activities. This includes conducting data protection audits and training clients on how to manage their data. Her clients include educational establishments, web agencies, speaker bureaus and publishers.

Becky also speaks at conferences & events on both data protection and other aspects of digital marketing.

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Course price

75 + VAT (Non-members)

The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland Members and Students get a discount of 10% with the code ICSA101 

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