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Introduction to GDPR Online Training

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Introduction to GDPR Online Training

The Europe Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became enforceable by law on 25th May 2018.

The GDPR applies to all businesses, regardless of location, that handle the personal data of EU residents.

The GDPR requires businesses to follow certain protocols to protect an individual’s personal data and gives individuals the power to decide how their data is used.

It is important that your team are aware of how the GDPR affects the way they do their job, such as taking payments, arranging marketing or interacting with customers.

This course covers the fundamentals of the GDPR and how it applies to every day working life.

With real-life examples and an interactive format, your team will find it easy to learn about the GDPR and apply good data practices to their work.

Who should take the Introduction to GDPR online training?

This training is recommended for all employees, contractors and contingent workers of an organization that may handle the personal data of EU residents.

Course Agenda

Text and Image Screen: What is the GDPR?
Interactive Screen: Why is the GDPR a game changer? New rights for data subjects. Defining personal data. Aligning EU regulations. Fines and Penalties. Global Reach.
Text and Image Screen: Examples of personal data.
Text and Image Screen: What does it mean to 'process' personal data? Examples of data processing.
Knowledge Check: Scenario. Help Elena figure out whether her company needs to comply with the GDPR.

Interactive Screen: Different roles outlined in the GDPR. Data Subjects. Data Controller. Data Processor. Data Protection Authority.
Interactive Screen: What rights do Data Subjects have? Right to access. Right to Rectification. Right to Erasure. Right to Restrict Processing. Right to Notification. Right to Data Portability. Right to Object.
Text and Image Screen: Informing Data Subjects of their rights. What you should include in a privacy notice. How information should be presented in a privacy notice.
Text and Image Screen: Data Protection Authority summary. Powers of the DPA. Which DPA you should be familiar with.
Knowledge Check:Scenario - Peter's coffee shop. Answer with true or false to identify different roles outlined in the scenario. Help Peter identify what personal data he collects.
Knowledge Check: Scenario - Help Jan understand and exercise his rights after being sent marketing emails.

Text and Image Screen: Your Privacy Point Person. Who to go to if you have questions or issues regarding data protection or the GDPR.
Interactive Screen: Data Protection Principles. Transparency. Purpose limitation. Data minimisation and storage limitation. Accuracy. Integrity and confidentiality. Accountability.

Formal assessment with 13 questions. A score of above 75% is required to pass the course and receive a certificate.