Introduction to Data Protection

16/05/2012

London

This workshop is aimed at anyone who requires a basic course explaining the fundamentals of the Data Protection Act 1998. It will provide individuals with the necessary skills to:

  • Understand the implications of the 8 data protection principles
  • Develop procedures to legally process data (including sensitive data) 
  • Assess their organisation's data collection processes 
  • Recognise and deal with straightforward subject access requests 
  • Notify the Commissioner
  • Deal with data protection complaints


DPA Training Course Outline:

  • Background to Data Protection
  • Data Protection Principles
  • Individuals' Rights
  • General and specific exemptions
  • Notification of your data processing
  • The Information Commissioner's Powers
  • Analysing Data Protection Problems


Who should attend:

Data Protection Officers & Staff • Freedom of Information Officers & Staff • New Information Systems Managers • Data Security & Database Managers • Records Managers • Human Resources Personnel • Health Personnel • Social Care Personnel • Marketing Personnel • Staff & Managers needing a refresher course

Price: £400.00 + 20% VAT

15% discount for multiple participants from the same organization

Gain Law Society and Bar Council CPD hours at any of our training sessions

Certificate of Participation awarded

Registration terms and conditions

To secure your registration, you must either make your payment or send a purchase order 10 days before the event. Until we receive either, your registration is not guaranteed.

If you cancel your registration in writing at least 21 days before an event, you must pay a £100 + VAT per each day of the event cancellation fee or transfer your registration to a future PL&B event. After that date, no refunds will be made.

Workshop Leader

Valerie Taylor is a Privacy Laws & Business consultant and a qualified solicitor specialising in data protection, IT and intellectual property law. She qualified as a solicitor at Clifford Chance, and went on to work in the legal department of the Royal Mail Group plc where she was the principal data protection adviser. Valerie advises clients on all aspects of data protection and freedom of information business policies and procedures, is a contributing editor to the Privacy Laws & Business UK Newsletter, and is an accredited tutor for the ISEB DP qualification.