GDPR and Data Protection

GDPR and Data Protection

Who is the course designed for? 

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) applies to controllers and processors. A controller determines the
purposes and means of processing personal data.  A processor is responsible for processing personal data on behalf
of a controller.

If you are a processor, the GDPR places specific legal obligations on you; for example, you are required to maintain records of personal data and processing activities.  You will have legal liability if you are responsible for a breach. However, if you are a controller, you are not relieved of your obligations where a processor is involved the GDPR places further obligations on you to ensure your contracts with processors comply with the GDPR.

Course Syllabus:

  • Pre-course reading, classroom and practical skills learning:
  • Have an understanding of Data Protection
  • Be aware of their role in Data Protection
  • Understand the difference between data protection and confidentiality
  • Be aware of the potential changes with GDPR

What are the benefits of this course?  

Staff will understand the lawful basis for processing, of which one of the following must apply whenever an individual (processor) processes personal data; consent, contract, legal obligation, vital interests, public task and legitimate interests.

Delivery, Assessment and Certification

  • Formal presentation, discussion, group work and practical exercises.
  • Learners knowledge is evidenced by verbal or written questioning.
  • The course is nationally recognised, accredited and certificated.

Post-training incident management support is offered as part of our client customer service provision