Understanding GDPR

£20 + VAT

GDPR is something that all businesses should have knowledge on, this legislation is fairly new and only came into effect in May 2018. This course will look at the key principles of GDPR and what the aims of the legislation are. It will look at the legal responsibilities that businesses have to comply with.

All about this course

This course is perfect in helping people have more understanding of this legislation, it will help EU citizens to understand how their data is being used. Businesses must comply with new GDPR legislation, or they could get into serious trouble and this course covers how information should be collected in order to be lawful. It will also look at how data can be extracted, processed and stored, as well as what individual rights are surrounding their personal information.

This course is perfect for anyone who works in an environment where they handle people’s personal data, this includes company owners, managers and supervisors.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

Fully CPD registered
Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
Fully printed certificate posted next day
Covers all required legislation and practices
Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

Unit 1 – Introduction to Data Protection – In our first unit we will be looking at what data protection is and what the legal responsibilities of companies are, it will also look at the updated Data Protection Act 2018.
Unit 2 – The Key Principles of GDPR – In this unit we will be looking at what GPDP is and the overarching aims, it will also look at the 12 step process businesses can use to show they are compliant to GDPR.
Unit 3 – Extracting, Processing and Storing Data – This unit will look at how GDPR links to data and what the legal requirements are for organisations. It will also consider the ways to safely store data.
Unit 4 – The Rights of Individuals – This unit will look at what individuals’ rights are in regards to data, as well as how people can object to having their data stored.
Unit 5 – Responsibilities of Data Controllers – In our final unit we will be exploring what the responsibilities of data controllers are. We will also look at the importance of applying with appropriate levels of data security and what can happen if companies don’t comply with these.

Understanding GDPR