Introduction to data protection and the GDPR 16th January 2020, Edinburgh

The Gathering 2018

16th January 2020 10:00
16th January 2020 16:00
Tim Musson or David Mills
Helen Swatton
0141 465 7531
SCVO Member £100, Third Sector Non-Member £150, Private/Public £200
Course overview

Does data protection and/or the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) leave you feeling worried, unsure or confused? If it does, this one day course will be a great base upon which you can build your knowledge in the area of data protection and the way it must be treated and handled, including practical advice and knowledge to create Data Protection Policy Documents.

Overall course aim

This one day course will help dispel some of the GDPR myths and clarify what you and your organisation should be doing to achieve compliance with the regulation moving forward. It will be delivered in ‘easily digestible’ chunks:

  • background to the GDPR
  • basic principles
  • transparency and consent
  • data subject rights
  • security issues and data breaches
  • privacy notices
  • personal data audit
  • data protection policy production

Course objectives

The intended outcome and objective of the course is for attendees to leave with a clearer understanding of the principles of data protection and the GDPR and provide sufficient knowledge to better navigate the path toward compliance via the completion and use of both the personal data audit and the ability to develop and produce their own data protection policy document.

Who is the course aimed at?

This course is aimed at anyone who comes into contact with personal data (this could be staff, employees, customers, donors, supporters and partner organisation etc.) and the impact it is likely to have on them and their respective organisation.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

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