Professional Training

GDPR - A Comprehensive Introduction

BPP Professional Education, In London (+2 locations)
Length
1 day
Price
700 GBP
Next course start
28 August, 2024 (+4 start dates)
Course delivery
Self-Paced Online
Length
1 day
Price
700 GBP
Next course start
28 August, 2024 (+4 start dates)
Course delivery
Self-Paced Online

Course description

Overview

This one-day course provides a comprehensive introduction to the topic by providing an overview of the UK GDPR and then highlighting key areas of concern, both from a commercial and legal standpoint.

It sets out guidance as to how the ICO and the courts are interpreting the key provisions of the UK GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018.

It also summarises the post-Brexit landscape in terms of applicability and international transfers of data with discussion of the UK’s adequacy decision, the new EU standard contractual clauses and the UK’s International Data Transfer Agreement.

Delegates will be given the opportunity to apply their knowledge through a series of practical exercises. Group feedback will be given throughout.


What will you learn?

By the end of this one-day course, you’ll be able to:

  • Comprehend the relationship between the EU GDPR and the UK GDPR
  • Describe the key terminology associated with the UK GDPR and to demonstrate an understanding of the key principles, obligations and rights
  • Be aware of the additional requirements imposed on controllers by the obligation of accountability
  • Comprehend the rules relating to data subjects’ rights and to apply them in a commercially sound and compliant manner
  • Describe the issues relating to direct marketing activity as set out in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003
  • Understand the issues relating to the transfer of personal data outside of the UK as well as transfers from the EEA to the UK
  • Comply with the rules on data security breach reporting set out in the UK GDPR
  • Comprehend the enforcement options available to the Information Commissioner
  • Be aware of the effect of Civil Monetary Penalty Notices and to consider recent examples as well as the increased fining powers now in place under the UK GDPR

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Upcoming start dates

Choose between 4 start dates

28 August, 2024

  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online

24 September, 2024

  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online

9 October, 2024

  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online

3 December, 2024

  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online

Suitability - Who should attend?

Delegates

This course will be beneficial for;

  • Paralegals
  • Apprentices
  • Trainee solicitors
  • Qualified solicitors
  • Partner
  • Legal execs
  • HR managers
  • Procurement managers
  • Risk and compliance
  • Data Protection Officers
  • IT managers
  • Accountants
  • Corporate officers

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Learning outcomes:

  • To describe the key terminology associated with the GDPR and to demonstrate an understanding of the key principles, obligations and rights
  • To be aware of the additional requirements imposed on controllers by the new obligation of accountability
  • To comprehend the rules relating to data subjects’ rights and to apply them in a commercially sound and compliant manner
  • To describe the issues relating to direct marketing activity as set out in the Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications
  • To understand the issues relating to the transfer of personal data outside of the European Economic Area and to apply this knowledge to a given set of facts
  • To comply with the new rules on data security breach reporting set out in the GDPR
  • To comprehend the enforcement options available to the Information Commissioner
  • To be aware of the effect of Civil Monetary Penalty Notices and to consider recent examples as well as the increased fining powers now in place under the GDPR

Training Course Content

Course Outline

The course sets out guidance as to how the ICO and the courts are interpreting the key provisions of the GDPR and the DPA.

It also summarises the latest Brexit related developments in terms of applicability and international transfers of data.

Delegates will be given the opportunity to apply their knowledge through a series of practical exercises and group feedback will be given throughout.

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