Data Protection

Data Protection

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Updated Oct 17, 2018

Course Description

This engaging course explains what the key differences are between the old data protection regime and the new one. It also explains why and how the law has changed and what the improvements are. The course also talks about why it is important to keep personal data secure, the improved rights for individuals and the consequences should you not keep personal data secure.

In this course, you will learn:

  • About the GDPR and the new Data Protection Act
  • The key differences between the current data protection regime and the new one
  • The primary aim of the new legislation
  • Who the legislation applies to and how they will be affected
  • What is meant by personal data and special category data
  • Why protecting personal data is important
  • What the core data protection principles are
  • The improved rights for individuals
  • The new conditions for consent
  • Who administers the penalties

Who is this course for?

This course is perfect for you if you work with or can access personal data and / or sensitive personal data (now called special category data) . It’s a good grounding in data protection for anyone who deals with the general public and their information.

Course Duration

30 minutes