Data Protection and GDPR


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.

Learning Outcomes

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.


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