The amount of personal data being held by organisations has dramatically increased over recent years and continues to increase. The Data Protection Act aims to balance the rights of individuals to privacy with the legitimate interests of organisations to ‘process’ personal data.
This data protection online training course is aimed at everyone who handles data, it will help you to understand your obligations as an employee of an organisation that ‘uses’ peoples personal data to deliver its service.
Lesson 1: The data protection principles
Lesson 2: Policy and procedures
Lesson 3: Sensitive and confidential information
Lesson 4: Sending and storing information
This data protection course focuses on
- The Data Protection Act and principles of data protection
- Key points of a data protection policy
- Handling data
- Communicating and storing sensitive information securely.
On the 25th May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) come in to force, superseding the Data Protection Act 1998. We will be launching a new course prior to then which will tell you all you need to know. If you want more details please call 01782 757001 for more details.
Click here to see our CPD certification for this course.