Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR


This course explains what the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) is and how to comply with it. It includes:

• Key definitions, incl. ‘Data controllers’ and ‘Data processors’

• Personal data and special categories of personal data

• The seven data protection principles

• Lawful bases for processing personal data

• Individual rights

• Accountability and governance

• Transfer of data

• Processing for the purpose of law enforcement

• Personal data breaches

• Children’s personal data

• Exemptions


By completing this course, the learner will be able to:

• State what the Data Protection Act 2018 is and explain why it is so important

• Describe the different categories of data

• List the seven data protection principles

• Explain the standards for consent and lawful processing of data

• List the eight rights of individuals in relation to their personal data

• Describe the accountability principle for data controllers and processors

• Explain the requirements for transferring data

• Provide an overview of processing for the purpose of law enforcement

• Explain the breach notification requirements

• State the requirements for the safeguarding of children's data

• List the exemptions to the processing of personal data


Course Duration

  • 1hour 40 minutes

Target Audience

Anyone who needs an awareness of data protection legislation within the UK

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Price: £25.00