Data Protection GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulations regulate how personal data is handled by organisations and gives individuals new rights including the right to access any personal information held about them.

Good practice for companies is for the training of all who handle personal data, either as controller for the company or for those gathering or processing personal information.This half day workshop is designed to teach delegates the basics of the regulations including what is personal data, rights of individuals, responsibilities of data controllers, enforcement and penalties.

The training will cover the following areas:

  • The Six GDPR Principles – what has changed from the Data Protection Act 1998; personal data, fair processing notices, transferring data and handling requests
  • Subject Access Explained - what to release, unreasonable requests,
  • exceptions
  • Data Security – your responsibilities and employee responsibilities
  • Penalties - role of the Information Commissioner, powers of the Information Commissioner and employee data
  • Interface with other Legislation - Freedom of Information Act,
  • Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act and Human Rights