The Data Protection Act 2018 and the UK General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are now in force. Is your organisation compliant?

This session will explain key terminology, your duties under the legislation, and what you need to do to ensure compliance. If you are looking for a refresher or if data protection is a new part of your role, this session is for you.

Learning outcomes:

  • Importance of data protection compliance
  • Key terminology and definitions
  • GDPR Privacy Principles and how these apply to your organisation
  • Key responsibilities under the law
  • Privacy notices and keeping people informed
  • Having proper lawful bases for processing personal data
  • Using consent appropriately
  • Subject access requests and other individual rights
  • Sharing data lawfully
  • Protecting personal data on social media
  • Data protection rules on using photographs
  • Keeping personal data safe and secure
  • What to do if there is a data breach

    The course will include group discussion and exercises and an opportunity to ask the trainer about issues of concern.

    Who should attend?

    Anyone with responsibility for data protection in their organisation or a general interest in data protection.

    Who runs this training?

    The trainer, Elizabeth Scholes, is an independent HR and Employment Law Consultant who specialises in the Third Sector. A former employment solicitor, Elizabeth has worked extensively with charities and voluntary organisations, and has also been a Trustee at two large Birmingham charities. Elizabeth advises on a wide range of HR for the Third Sector, including contracts, dispute resolution, dismissals, redundancies, data protection and charity restructuring, and is also a regular trainer for BVSC.

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