General Data Protection and Regulation

3 hours fully online video

Experts believe that it is one of the most important pieces of data protection legislation drafted within the last 20 years. It is important that everyone involved in the collection, storage and processing of personal data be aware of the GDPR and its implications. This course is an introduction to the scope and purpose of the GDPR.

Learning outcomes:

  • What the GDPR is, why it was introduced, when it came into effect, its relationship to previous legislation and who must comply with the new rules
  • The principles underlying the GDPR, the bases on which an organisation is permitted to collect and process data and how the GDPR makes provision for the handling of highly sensitive personal information
  • The rights granted to individuals under the GDPR and what this means for organisations who collect and process data