Data Protection Course

This Online Data Protection Course explains how personal information is collected, used, or disclosed and how to keep private information private.

22 Lessons
Online Assessment
1 Hour

What you'll learn

Understand the key terms used in data protection law. 

Understand their responsibilities under the GDPR and the Data Protection Act. 

Have knowledge of the principles of data protection that all organisations must adhere to. 

Understand the lawful grounds for processing personal information. 

Understand how to obtain consent from data subjects. 

Have an understanding of data subject rights, including access rights and the right to be forgotten. 

Recognise the responsibilities of data controllers, data processors and data protection officers. 

Understand how to ensure data security and report personal data breaches. 

Be familiar with the consequences of non-compliance.

This course covers

What is Data Protection
  • Data Privacy / Data Protection
  • Key terminology
  • Regulation
  • What rules apply
Protecting Confidential Information
  • Classifying and sharing information
  • Privacy Policy
  • Privacy Notices
  • Consent
  • Disclosure and Accountability
Storing Data in the Cloud
  • How does the cloud work
  • Is the data secure
  • Where is the data stored?
  • Is there a written contract?
Employee Best Practices
  • 10 Employee Data Protection Best Practices that you should adopt
Protecting Data
  • Key principles explained
  • Risks of a breach
  • Consequences of a breach
  • Privacy Shield
Payment Card Industry Standards
  • Policy Summary
  • Do’s and Don’ts
  • GDPR overview
  • What does GDPR add to Data Protection?

Course Detail

Online Delivery

Fully online course with no time limits. Multiple online assessment attempts allowed.

Expert Trainer

Course and Assessment created and approved by a QQI Level 6 Fully Certified Expert Trainer.

Certificate Expiry

Course and Assessment should be completed every 2 years as per industry best practice.

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