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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Seminar


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The objective is to provide an overview of the enhanced privacy rights being given to individuals and what you must do in your business to comply with the new rules.

Who does GDPR apply to ?

If you hold personal information on an individual in a business capacity – for example if you have an employee or a customer then the new law will apply to you.
If you run a club or a sporting organisation and have a list of members or volunteers then the law will also apply to you.
Plan now and Start now to be GDPR ready.

Introduction to GDPR, focusing particularly on micro and small-businesses, community enterprise and voluntary sector
What are the main differences between the current and new Data Protection regimes ?
What impact do these changes have on micro and small-businesses, community enterprise and voluntary sector ?
What is the accountability principle, and who is accountable ? Self-employed, Boards, Staff and/ or Volunteers ?
Who has rights over to the data being held by a small business, community and voluntary group and how can they exercise these rights ?
How should you respond to a request for information that they hold concerning any individual ?
How do you obtain valid consent from a person to hold their information, e.g. volunteer, member of the community, staff ?
How are you supposed to process this information in your organisation ?
What happens if there is a breach and other people get access to the information ?
What information must be provided in a privacy policy ?
Learning Outcomes

Understand how the changes to data protection rules that are being introduced on 25 May 2018 by the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR for short) will impact on how I collect and process information about individuals.

Identify relevant areas to be addressed in my business to be GDPR ready on 25 May 2018.