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  • 3 hours of course material

  • Certificate of completion

  • Revision modules

  • 24/7 tutor support

  • Instant 6 months access

GDPR Action & Implementation

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on the 25th May 2018. The fundamental right to privacy lies at its heart: companies can no longer process customer data without express permission and must adhere to stringent criteria in order to use it legally and securely. If not, they can face serious financial penalties, to say nothing of what can happen to their customer relations.

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) advises that step one in preparing for the GDPR is to raise you and your organization’s awareness. Good e-Learning’s online GDPR Action and Implementation course offers you everything you need to do just that!

Take your first step to becoming GDPR-compliant with Good e-Learning.

Why you should take this course:

We are used to data protection being the realm of digital security experts and IT departments. However, the GDPR places the responsibility of privacy in the hands of everyone in an organization, including those working in marketing, sales, IT and HR, as well as those sitting all the way up in the boardroom.

The reach of the GDPR is global, rather than being restricted to the European Economic Area. Wherever you are in the world, if you are collecting or processing data on anyone in the EU, you will need a GDPR compliance strategy. This is not just about EU citizens: everyone located in the EU, including those traveling for business or vacations, is covered, regardless of their nationality or place of residence.

Even though the consequences for businesses are profound and far-reaching (with the maximum penalty being the largest of either €20 million or 4% of the culprit’s annual revenue), a recent YouGov survey revealed that over 70% of businesses have yet to start preparing for the GDPR. Remember, in the event of a breach of the regulations, you will need to show that you have taken the necessary steps toward compliance if you want to avoid the worst fines!

5 key benefits for taking this course:

  • Prepare staff at all levels of your business

  • The GDPR is explained in simple and straightforward language

  • The course contains practical first steps for complying with the GDPR

  • All the GDPR roles and terms are identified and explained

  • Our online training courses are designed with mobility and accessibility in mind. You can access your training from any desktop computer, laptop, tablet, or mobile phone

Key features of this course:

  • Understand the practical first steps in getting compliant with the GDPR

  • Instant 6 months access

  • 3 hours of course material

  • Quizzes and revision modules

  • Certificate of completion

  • 24/7 Tutor support

 

Course Syllabus - Download the Datasheet

  • Module 1: Introduction

    • Learning Objectives

      Welcome
      What is Privacy?
      A Brief History of Privacy and the Law
      The Data Protection Directive

  • Module 2: Why Change?

    • Learning Objectives

      Advances in Technology
      Shortcomings in the DPD
      The DPD vs the GDPR

  • Module 3: The Basics

    • Learning Objectives

      Privacy as a Fundamental Right
      Important Dates
      The Regulation
      The Scope
      The Liabilities and Penalties

  • Module 4: Personal Data

    • Learning Objectives

      Personal Data
      An Evolving Definition
      Special Categories of Data
      Lawful Processing

  • Module 5: The Roles

    • Learning Objectives

      The Roles
      Data Subjects
      Data Controller
      Data Processor
      Data Protection Officer (DPO)

  • Module 6: GDPR Principles

    • Learning Objectives

      GDPR Principles
      Principle One: Processed Lawfully, Fairly and Transparently
      Principle Two: Collected for Specified, Explicit and Legitimate Purposes
      Principle Three: Adequate, Relevant and limited to what is Necessary for Processing
      Principle Four: Accurate and Kept Up-to-date
      Principle Five: Kept in a Form that Allows the Identification of Data Subjects only as Long as Necessary
      Principle Six: Processed in a Manner that Ensures its Security
      Accountability

  • Module 7: The Data Subject’s Rights

    • Learning Objectives

      The Data Subject’s Rights
      The Right to Information
      The Right to Access
      The Right to Rectification
      The Right to Erasure
      The Right to Restrict Processing

  • Module 8: The Lawful Bases for Processing

    • Learning Objectives

      The Legal Bases
      Consent
      Contractual Necessity
      Legal Obligations
      Vital Interest
      Public Interest
      Legitimate Interest

  • Module 9: Privacy Notices

    • Learning Objectives

      Privacy Notice Rules under the GDPR
      Privacy Notices - Why?
      Privacy Notices - What?
      Privacy Notices - Where?
      Privacy Notices - When?
      Privacy Notices - How?

  • Module 10: Privacy by Design and the Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA)

    • Learning Objectives

      Privacy by Design
      The Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) – An Overview
      What does a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) Address?
      When is a DPIA Mandatory?
      How to Carry Out a DPIA
      DPIA Methodology

  • Module 11: Data Breaches and Notification

    • Learning Objectives

      Data Breaches and Notification
      What is a Personal Data Breach?
      When to Notify
      Practical Steps
      Communicating to Data Subjects
      Accountability and Record Keeping

  • Module 12: Subject Access Requests (SARs)

    • Learning Objectives

      Subject Access Requests (SARs)
      What is a Subject Access Request?
      Key Changes to SARs under the GDPR
      SARs: the Implications for your Business

  • Module 13: Your First Steps

    • Learning Objectives

      Your First Steps
      Awareness
      Information you Hold
      Communicating Privacy Information
      Data Subject’s Rights
      Subject Access Requests
      Lawful Basis for Processing Personal Data
      Consent
      Vulnerable Data Subjects and Children
      Data Breaches
      Privacy by Design and Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs)
      Data Protection Officers (DPOs)
      International Aspects

 

Exams / Assessments

The course puts the ‘legalese’ of the GDPR’s articles and recitals into accessible and transparent language while also offering practical first steps for becoming GDPR-compliant.

Each lesson concludes with a brief knowledge check to help students consolidate what they have learned. The questions are a combination of true or false, complete the sentence, sorting exercises and the occasional scenario.

Feedback is given with each answer to help the learner work through the topics. Students can also enjoy 24/7 tutor support.

Although there is no official examination or assessment, you will receive a certificate of completion once you successfully finish this course.

 

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