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1 hour course
This course will help you discover how GDPR extends the data rights of individuals and requires organisations to protect personal data.
£20.00 + VAT
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) extends the data rights of individuals and requires organisations to develop clear policies and procedures to protect personal data. Since 1998, the UK’s data protection laws have been governed by the Data Protection Act. However, since then, the process of collecting data has become easier and more sophisticated, and people’s personal data is used everywhere.

This course will provide you with an overview of the GDPR and is a great way to understand GDPR and what it means to you and your role.


By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Understand GDPR
  • Understand what it means to you and your role
  • Explain the difference between Consent and Legitimate interest
  • Describe privacy principles


There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


An online course with interactive eLearning.


This course covers the following topics:-

  • What is GDPR?
  • Why are you getting this training?
  • General Data Protection Regulation
  • What is personal data?
  • Special categories of personal data
  • What do we mean by Data Processing?
  • Consent
  • Legitimate Interest
  • Contract
  • The 10 privacy principles


There is no formal assessment, but you will be quizzed throughout the course to assess your level of understanding.