Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) Foundation Overview

Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) Foundation Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to the GDPR 

  • GDPR in a Nutshell
  • Generate Customer Confidence
  • Focus of GDPR
  • What is Personal Information?
  • Who has PII?
  • Lawful Processing of Personal Data

Module 2: Binding Corporate Rules 

  • Introduction
  • Scope
  • UK ICO’s View of the Scope
  • Processing GDPR Definition
  • Who Processes PII?
  • What is Special Data?
  • Legal Framework
  • Timeline and Derogations
  • Some Key Areas for Derogation
  • Data Breaches/Personal Data Breach
  • Consequences of Failure
  • Governance Framework

Module 3: GDPR Terminology and Techniques 

  • Key Roles
  • Data Set
  • Subject Access Request (SAR)
  • Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA)
  • What Triggers a Data Protection Impact Assessment?
  • DPIA is Not Required
  • Processes to be Considered for a DPIA
  • Responsibilities
  • DPIA Decision Path
  • DPIA Content
  • How Do I Conduct a DPIA?
  • Signing Off the DPIA
  • Mitigating Risks Identified by the DPIA
  • Privacy by Design and Default
  • External Transfers
  • Profiling
  • Pseudonymization
  • Principles, User Rights, and Obligations
  • One Stop Shop

Module 4: Structure of the Regulation 

  • Parts of the GDPR
  • Format of the Articles
  • Articles

Module 5: Principles and Rights 

  • Introduction
  • Legality Principle
  • How the Permissions Work Together?
  • Lawfulness of Processing Conditions
  • Lawfulness for Special Categories of Data
  • Criminal Offence Data
  • Consent
  • Transparency Principle
  • Fairness Principle
  • Rights of Data Subjects
  • Purpose Limitation Principle
  • Minimization Principle
  • Accuracy Principle
  • Storage Limitation Principle
  • Integrity and Confidentiality Principle
  • Accountability Principle

Module 6: Demonstrating Compliance 

  • Demonstrating Compliance with the GDPR
  • Impact of Compliance Failure
  • Administrative Fines
  • What Influences the Size of an Administrative Fine?
  • Joint Controllers
  • Processor Liability Under GDPR
  • Demonstrating Compliance
  • Protecting PII is Only Half the Job
  • What must be Recorded?
  • Additional Ways of Demonstrating Compliance
  • Demonstrating a Robust Process
  • PIMS (Personal Information Management System)
  • Cyber Essentials
  • ISO 27017 Code of Practice for Information Security Controls
  • Risk Management

Module 7: Incident Response and Data Breaches 

  • What is a Personal Data Breach?
  • Notification Obligations
  • What Breaches Do I Need to Notify the Relevant Supervisory Authority About?
  • What Information Must Be Provided to the SA?
  • How do I Report a Breach to the SA?
  • Notifying Data Subjects
  • What Should I do to Prepare for Breach Reporting?
  • Updating Policies and Procedures
  • Breach Reporting and Responses
  • Ways to Minimize the Breach Impact

Module 8: Understanding the Principle Roles

  • What the GDPR Makes Businesses Responsible For?
  • Difference Between a Data Controller and a Data Processor
  • How the Roles Split?
  • Controllers and Processors
  • Main Obligations of Data Controllers
  • Demonstrate Compliance
  • Joint Controllers and EU Representative
  • Controller-Processor Contract
  • Maintain Records and Keeping Records for Small Businesses
  • Cooperation with Supervisory Authorities
  • Keeping PII Secure
  • Data Breach Transparency
  • Role of the Data Processor
  • Controller-Processor Contract
  • Main Obligations of the Processor
  • Perform Only the Data Processing Defined by the Data Controller
  • Update the Data Controller
  • Sub-Process or Appointment
  • Keep PII Confidential
  • Maintaining Records
  • Cooperate with Supervisory Authorities
  • Security
  • Appoint a DPO – If Necessary
  • Transferring Data Outside the EU

Module 9: Role of the DPO

  • Role of a Data Protection Officer
  • Involvement of the DPO
  • Main Responsibilities of the DPO
  • Working Environment for the DPO
  • Must We Have A DPO?
  • Public Body
  • What does Large Scale mean?
  • Systematic Monitoring
  • Who Can Perform the Role of DPO?
  • Skills Required
  • Monitoring Compliance
  • Training and Awareness
  • Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs)
  • Risk-Based Approach
  • Business Support for the DPO
  • DPO Independence
  • DPO – Conflict of Interest

Module 10: UK Implementation

  • Key Differences Between the Data Protection Act and the GDPR
  • Highlights from the Data Protection Bill
  • Definition of Controller
  • Health, Social Work, Education, and Child Abuse
  • Age of Consent
  • Exemptions for Freedom of Expression
  • Research and Statistics
  • Archiving in the Public Interest

Module 11: Key Features

  • Specific Permission
  • Privacy by Design
  • Data Portability
  • Right to be Forgotten
  • Definitive Consent
  • Information in Clear Readable Language
  • Limits on the Use of Profiling
  • Everyone Follows the Same Law
  • Adopting Techniques

Module 12: Subject Access Requests and How to Deal with them?

  • Subject Access Requests (SAR)
  • Dealing with SAR
  • Recognize the Request
  • Understand the Time Limitations
  • Dealing with Fees and Excessive Requests
  • Identify, Search, and Gather the Requested Data
  • Learn about What Information to Withhold
  • Developing and Sending a Response

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Who should attend this Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) Foundation Course?

The Certified EU GDPR Foundation Training Course in the United States is designed to provide professionals with a fundamental understanding of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This GDPR Training Course can be beneficial to a variety of professionals, including:

  • Data Protection Officers
  • IT Security Analysts
  • HR Managers
  • IT Project Managers
  • Customer Relationship Managers (CRM)
  • Database Administrators
  • Data Privacy Lawyers

Prerequisites of the Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) Foundation Course

There are no formal prerequisites for attending the Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) Foundation Training Course.

Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation Foundation Course Overview

The Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Foundation Course in the United States is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the GDPR, a crucial legislation governing data protection in the European Union. In an increasingly data-driven world, knowledge of GDPR is indispensable for businesses and professionals globally. This GDPR Course delves into the principles, requirements, and implications of GDPR, offering a vital foundation for navigating the complex data protection landscape.

Proficiency in GDPR Training in the United States is vital for Data Management, Compliance, and Privacy Professionals. Organizations handling EU citizens' data must comply with GDPR, making it essential for Data Protection Officers, Compliance Officers, and IT professionals to master this subject. Acquiring GDPR expertise ensures adherence to legal requirements, safeguards data, and enhances professional credibility in the evolving data governance landscape.

This intensive 2-day GDPR Training equips delegates with practical insights into GDPR compliance. Delegates will gain a thorough understanding of the GDPR framework, data protection principles, and how to implement compliance measures within their organizations in the United States.

Course Objectives:

  • To understand the key principles and legal requirements of the EU GDPR
  • To identify the roles and responsibilities of data controllers and processors
  • To comprehend the rights of data subjects and how to address their requests
  • To learn how to conduct a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA)
  • To grasp the essentials of data breaches and incident response under GDPR
  • To develop strategies for ensuring ongoing compliance with GDPR
  • To gain insights into international data transfers and their implications

After completing this GDPR Course in the United States, delegates will receive a Certified EU GDPR Foundation Training certificate. This GDPR Training Certification validates their understanding of GDPR principles and demonstrates their commitment to ensuring robust data protection practices within their organizations.

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What’s included in this Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) Foundation Course?

  • Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) Foundation Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) Foundation Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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EU GDPR Foundation Exam Information

To achieve the Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) Foundation, candidates will need to sit for an examination. The exam format is as follows: 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 45 
  • Total Marks: 45 Marks 
  • Pass Mark: 65%, or 29/45 Marks 
  • Duration: 60 Minutes 
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Closed Book

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