The Essentials of GDPR

Our essentials to GDPR online training course will equip staff with key information to ensure compliance with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

The GDPR applies to all organisations working within Europe or doing business with a European market. Although this training is ideal for all employee handle data, if you are responsible for deciding how your organisation complies with the GDPR, then a more advanced course will be required.

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What modules are offered in the essentials to the GDPR training?

The training is presented over 5 separate modules, covering  key aspects of the Regulations.  The modules are:

  • Module 1: Introduction
    This module provides an overview of what is covered in this course.  This includes looking at the main elements of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and seeing how it might affect day to day work. Key definitions are also covered applicable to the GDPR.
  • Module 2: Data Processing
    This module will look at the lawful basis for processing data under the GDPR.  Key elements that constitutes data processing is covered.  This includes:
    • Collecting
    • Using
    • Storing
    • Destroying of personal data.

The module ends with a look at the 6 lawful bases for processing personal data provided by the GDPR.  These are:

    • Consent (Active)
    • Contract
    • Legal Obligation
    • Vital Interest
    • Public Task
    • Legitimate Interest
  • Module 3: Types of Data
    This module looks in more detail at what is meant by “personal data” and special categories, auditing and the 7 principles of GDPR.  These principles should govern how organisations should treat personal data that is necessary to process.  These 7 principles are:
    • Fairly, lawfully and transparently processed
    • Stated purpose or purpose limitation
    • The minimum amount of data needed to complete the purpose
    • Accurate and up to date
    • Only kept as long as necessary
    •  Confidential and secure
    • Accountability
  • Module 4: Data  Subjects’ Rights
    The module covers the 8 rights provided by the GDPR for individuals, how they can exercise these rights and what the data processor needs to do in response.  The 8 rights of individuals whose data has been processed are:
    • The right to be informed
    • The right of access
    • The right to rectification
    • The right to erasure (or to be forgotten)
    • The right to restrict processing
    • The right to data portability
    • The right to object
    • Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling
  • Module 5: Data Breaches
    The final module will cover data breaches under the GDPR.

How much does the gdpr training cost?

The data protection training costs £35 per person/license and can be ordered from here.

If you need to provide this training to more than 25 employees, then the following discounts will apply:

5% discount for orders of 25+ courses
7.5% discount for orders of 50+ courses
10% discount for all orders over 100 courses

Give us a call if you want to make use of any of these discounts.

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