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Data Protection & Regulation

Data Protection

Module Leader: Louise Connacher


This interactive full-day training session (which combines theory-based learning with a series of interactive group sessions) gives an understanding of the duties imposed on organisations by the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), which came into force in May 2018.

Module aims

The GDPR imposes duties on those who collect, store, manage and destroy data, and will be relevant to virtually all organisations in the UK.

This module aims to provide participants with:

  • an understanding of the main concepts of the GDPR:
    • data controllers and data processors
    • personal data
    • special categories of personal data
    • data processing
    • consent
    • key data protection principles
    • individuals' rights, including subject access requests and the right to be forgotten
  • the knowledge to enable managers to ensure compliance with the GDPR at a practical level, including:
  • how to ensure that the organisation can demonstrate lawful purposes for processing data
  • the requirement for consent forms and privacy notices
  • appointing a Data Protection Officer
  • whether the organisation’s security arrangements are sufficiently robust
  • how to handle subject access requests
  • an understanding of the enforcement regime
  • an overview of the GDPR and the steps that they should be taking now to ensure compliancewith the GDPR

Learning outcomes 

By the end of this module, participants will: 

  • understand the key concepts relating to data protection within their own organisation
  • be able to utilise their newly gained knowledge to prepare and implement an effective policy
  • understand the current enforcement regime
  • understand the main steps to take to ensure compliance with the GDPR

Data Protection: Course Agenda

09:30 - 10:00  Coffee and Registration
10:00 - 10:05   Introduction to the day
10:05 - 10:15   Overview of legislation 
10:15 - 10:45  Key definitions
10:45 - 11:15 Group activity and feedback
11:15 - 11:45  Coffee Break
11:45 - 13:00  The key data protection principles & Case study 
13:00 - 14:00  Lunch
14:00 - 14:30 Consent
14:30 - 15:00 Rights of the data subject
15:00 - 15:30 Obligations of data controllers
15:30 - 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 - 16:00 Case study and feedback
16:00 - 16:15 Enforcement, sanctions and remedies
16:15 - 16:30 What should you be doing now?
16:30 - 16:45 Recap of the day and learning outcomes

The cost         

Our standard charge is £200 plus VAT per delegate for a full day course, if it is being held at our premises or a venue close to our offices. 

Should you require the course to be held in-house at your premises, then the fee would be £2,000 plus VAT for up to 12 attendees.  Should your premises be in London, then the fee would be £2500 plus VAT plus travel and hotel costs. 

For a half day course, our fee would be £1250 or £1500 for London plus travel costs.

If you are interested in reserving a place, please contact Hayley MacDonald.

Upcoming Events

We regularly host Data Protection training days in Leeds, Sheffield and York. Please click here to view our events page.


  • I found the course to be enjoyable and very informative on what is considered to be quite a dry subject

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    Neil Clarke Titan Interior Solutions
  • Neil Clarke

    I found the course to be enjoyable and very informative on what is considered to be quite a dry subject

    Titan Interior Solutions

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