This one day course provides Housing Association staff with key knowledge and a practical understanding of data protection focusing on the existing UK Data Protection Act 1998 and the new legal framework in the EU – General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018 which came into force on 25 May 2018.
By the end of the session you will have:
- Defined data protection
- Explored the 4 dimensions of confidentiality, the 7 principles of data protection, 6 processing conditions and the 8 rights of data subjects
- Discussed the consent standards in dealing with general and sensitive personal data in preparation for GDPR requirements
- Gained an insight into 10 changes and preparing for GDPR in 12 easy steps
- Discussed the Board’s role and operational implementation of GDPR
- Related data protection to real life case studies
Who should attend?
This course is for staff responsible for handling or managing personal information.