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Introduction to the Principles of GDPR

What is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) course?

In a digital society, consumers are constantly sharing data with a range of organisations. GDPR is a new data protection regulation aimed at protecting the personal information of people living in the EU.

e-Careers has partnered with The Trust Bridge to deliver courses relating to Data Privacy Regulations and Compliance. The Trust BridgeThe Trust Bridge team has been working with GDPR for over five years, working with EU and worldwide organisations.

GDPR is designed to replace the Data Protection Directive created in 1995 and places a much stronger responsibility on organisations to protect their customers’ data. Organisations in breach of GDPR can be fined up to 4% of their annual global turnover or €20million (whichever is greater).

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  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Course Access: 12 months
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Course Access: 12 months
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Is the General Data Protection Regulation course right for me?

The new data protection regulation applies to all companies processing the personal data of people residing in the EU, no matter where the company is based.

If your role involves the acquisition, processing or storage of personal data, or your company needs to be GDPR compliant, this course is ideal for learning about the new rules and how they will affect you. It is also ideal for businesses wishing to ensure that all staff are aware of rule changes.

What job can I get with the General Data Protection Regulation course?

If you work with personal data, then this course will prove your familiarity with the new regulations. This will be reassuring to a potential employer as they will know that you are unlikely to cause a breach that will result in a fine.

Why study the General Data Protection Regulation course with e-Careers?

  • The course breaks the GDPR regulation into bitesize chunks, to make learning about the new rules easier.
  • Training materials are delivered either via an online course hosted on our learner management system, or using our mobile application developed by our in-house team.
  • You can jump to the sections of the course of most interest or relevance to you.
  • A final 20-question assessment ensures you have retained the information provided in the course.

What are the General Data Protection Regulation course modules?

  • What is GDPR?           
  • Introduction   
  • GDPR Principles         
  • Scope  
  • Types of Data Covered           
  • Personal Data
  • Sensitive Data
  • Children’s Data          
  • Rights of Data Subjects          
  • Subject Access Requests        
  • Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data      
  • Consent Management           
  • Accountability
  • Data Protection Officers        
  • Data Protection by Design     
  • Data Protection Impact Assessments
  • Breach
  • Liability          
  • Costs of Non-compliance
  • International  
  • Conclusion      

What does the General Data Protection Regulation course cover?

This course covers how to:

  • Describe the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Explain the types of data covered under the GDPR
  • Identify the rights of data subjects
  • Describe the requirements of subject access requests
  • Identify the legal basis for processing personal data
  • Explain consent management
  • Describe accountability
  • Recognize a potential breach
  • Describe the potential liability and costs of non-compliance
  • Explain the international scope of GDPR
  • Describe a proper action plan
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