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Data Protection Foundation (GDPR) course - CPD Certified

This foundation course is designed to give a real practical approach to DP and giving you a good understanding of the law The course is CPD Certified.

  • 6th April 2020
    all day


Digital Jersey

This course will provide you with an introduction to the regulations and help you become familiar with the basic components of a GDPR compliance program. We will also look at the Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2018, pointing out the differences with the GDPR.

This course is focused on GDPR from both a Business and Technical context – it is NOT designed to provide authoritative legal advice.

The course will take around 6 hours to complete with a 1 hour exam at the end.

Once the course is completed you will:

  • Understand the context of GDPR among EU law;
  • Understand the structure of GDPR to navigate the act;
  • Understand the consequences of non-compliance with the GDPR;
  • Understand what personal information is and why it is protected by the GDPR;
  • Determine the material scope of the GDPR;
  • Determine the geographical scope of the GDPR;
  • Determine the difference between data controllers and data processors;
  • Understand where GDPR is governed in Member States and across the EU;
  • Understand the 7 principles outlined in the GDPR;
  • Understand measures that can be taken to comply with the accountability principle;
  • Understand the records that need to kept to comply with the accountability principle;
  • Understand the 8 rights of the data subject outlined in the GDPR;
  • Understand any exceptions to the application of the rights of the data subject;
  • Understand how to demonstrate security of data;
  • How to demonstrate data protection by design and by default;
  • Understand the purpose of a data protection impact assessment;
  • Understand the impacts of controllers and processors outside of the EU;
  • Understand how to manage data processors;
  • Understand the data processing records to keep;
  • Understand when to appoint a data protection officer and their role;
  • Understand the purpose of codes of conduct;
  • Understand certification and certification bodies;
  • Determine the nuances for data processor compliance;
  • Understand when and how a data breach can occur;
  • Understand what information must be provided to the supervisory authority;
  • Understand what information must be provided to the data subject;
  • Understand the conditions required to transfer data outside of the EU;
  • Understand the countries which the EU considers has safeguards;
  • Determine the roles and responsibilities of supervisory authorities in GDPR;
  • Understand the powers a supervisory authority has.

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