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Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

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Introduction to data protection and the GDPR

Date
09:30, 2nd and 9th February 2022
Course length
2 Day
Attendance
Online
Contact
Helen Swatton
Trainer
Tim Musson
Course overview

Does data protection and/or the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) leave you feeling worried, unsure or confused? If it does, this online course will be a great base upon which to build your knowledge in the area of data protection and the way it might impact your organisation.

Overall course aim

This online course with Tim Musson from Computer Law Training will help dispel some of the GDPR myths and clarify what you and your organisation should be doing to achieve compliance with the regulation moving forward. It will be delivered in easily digestible chunks: 

·      Background to the GDPR

·      Basic Principles

·      Transparency/Consent

·      Data Subject Rights

·      Data Breaches

·      Personal Data Audit

·      Accountability

Course objectives

The intended objective of the course is for you to leave with a clearer understanding of the principles of data protection and the GDPR and provide sufficient knowledge to better navigate the path toward compliance.

Who is the course aimed at?

This course is aimed at anyone who comes into contact with personal data (this could be for staff, employees, customers, donors, supporters and partner organisations etc.) and the impact it is likely to have on them and their respective organisation. 

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

Other Information

Session format: 2x 3-hour sessions, with plenty of time for discussion and comfort breaks.

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Previous delegate comments
•"It's challenging to make data protection interesting, but the trainer managed it!"•"The trainer was fully conversant with his subject matter, was patient and sufficiently humorous to get through what is a dry subject."
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Fully booked

This course is now fully booked - if you would like to be added to the waiting list and informed of new course dates please email training@scvo.scot.

Cost
£180 (member rate £110)

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