Data Protection and the GDPR

£25.00 ex. VAT

Data protection affects all employees and this course covers the main requirements of compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements. In May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation, known as the GDPR, changed the landscape of data protection in the UK. It increased the rights of individuals and introduced additional measures to deal with the increases in data movement brought about by technological and social advances. With the repercussions of non-compliance impacting employers and employees, it is crucial that we are all data protection aware.

This course is for all employees who work with personal information or work in an environment where personal information is handled.

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Product Description

Data protection affects all employees and this course covers the main requirements of compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements. In May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation, known as the GDPR, changed the landscape of data protection in the UK. It increased the rights of individuals and introduced additional measures to deal with the increases in data movement brought about by technological and social advances. With the repercussions of non-compliance impacting employers and employees, it is crucial that we are all data protection aware. This course is for all employees who work with personal information or work in an environment where personal information is handled. By the end of the course you will be able to:
  • Keep personal data safe and secure
  • Identify the types of data that are covered by legislation and what that means to the way you handle it
  • Correctly follow procedures that ensure data rights are upheld
  • State the penalties relating to non-compliance with data protection legislation and regulation
You must pass the assessment at the end of the course to receive your certificate.

GDPR Course

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) course is structured to teach students about the GDPR law from the European Union regarding data privacy and protection on the internet. The law sets the legal framework for how companies and individuals can collect and use personal information submitted by people residing within the European Union. Lawmakers want to ensure people’s personal information is not used for unlawful or unethical purposes. If you run a domestic business in the European Union, you and the rest of your employees need to understand the GDPR perfectly. Failure to abide by the provisions of this massive regulation could result in severe penalties and fines being imposed on the offending parties. Some of the most significant fines ever imposed on companies for violating this regulation include a €746 million fine on Amazon and a €225 million fine on WhatsApp. As you can see, data privacy and protection are taken seriously in the European Union. That is why you have to make sure your business collects people’s data safely, lawfully, fairly, and with complete transparency. These are the kinds of lessons you will learn when taking our GDPR course. Risk Safety Services created the GDPR course to help educate and protect business leaders and employees from unlawful data use practices. Sometimes a company may not intentionally want to misuse someone’s personal information, but it can still happen if the proper procedures are not followed. So if you want to protect your business and learn how to handle people’s data lawfully and correctly, then you’ll want to take our GDPR course. Then you can give your customers more confidence in trusting your company with their information. If you have questions or wish to get started with our GDPR course, you can contact us at 0343 523 0410 or email info@risksafetyservices.co.uk. Data protection has never been more critical for organisations in the United Kingdom. Since most companies store and transmit people’s data, they have a legal obligation to protect it from unauthorised access or use. If you don’t protect their data, your company could be liable for damages. In 2018, the European Union passed the General Data Protection Regulation law, which gave more rights to individuals regarding how their data is moved and protected. For this reason, employers and employees should take our data protection online course to ensure they stay compliant with the laws and regulations governing data use in the United Kingdom. It is the best way to avoid repercussions for non-compliance. Just think about all the customers, employees, and other individuals whose personal information is stored and transmitted on your company’s computer systems. If you don’t establish the proper data protection measures, some third-party hacker could retrieve people’s data without their knowledge. Risk Safety Services created the data protection online course for anyone who works in an organisation where personal information is managed or handled. Students will learn about the additional data protection measures needed to secure data movement within a social and technological capacity. There are significant penalties for any company employee who doesn’t comply with the GDPR law. That is why it is crucial for everyone in your company to take our data protection course. Then you can reduce the risk of someone improperly moving data within your organisation and getting penalised for it. Would you like more information about our data protection online course? Call us at 0343 523 0410 or email us at info@risksafetyservices.co.uk.

Course Length

All of our online courses last for one hour unless stated in the description.

Computer Requirements

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