GDPR (Data Protection) Awareness

GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulations, or as it’s referred to in the UK, the Data Protection Act, is law, and something all businesses must follow. Data breaches are a frequent occurrence, and more of a significant risk to businesses. They can cost businesses millions of pounds. Knowing how to store and handle data safely and security is vital for all organisations. This training course has been designed to provide training on how to ensure data is protected at all stages within your organisation.

ProCompliance has developed this eLearning course in line with relevant guidance and best practices. We research our content from trusted resources so you can be confident that the content you deliver to your staff is accurate, up to date, and most importantly, compliant!

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The target audience for this course is all employees.

Learning Path

In this section, we will look at what GDPR and Data Protection is, and why the law is there to protect data.

Time: Approximately 9 minutes

In this section, we will cover the principles of GDPR: Lawfulness fairness and transparency, Purpose Limitation, Data Minimisation, Accuracy, Storage Limitation, Integrity and Confidentiality, and Accountability. 

Time: Approximately 7 minutes

In this section, we will cover the six lawful basis for processing data: Consent, Contract, Legal Obligation, Vital Interests, Public Tasks and Legitimate Interests.

Time: Approximately 6 minutes

In this section, we will cover the rights of an individual, including their right to request a data subject access request (DSAR).

Time: Approximately 6 minutes

In this section, we will cover what a data processor is, what a data controller is, and what their duties are under the Data Protection Act.

Time: Approximately 6 minutes

In this section, we will cover the share responsibility between employee and employer for ensuring data is kept safe. We’ll also cover the Data Processing Officer in your organisation and their responsibilities. 

Time: Approximately 6 minutes

After completing your course: