Training and Consultancy in Data Protection, Freedom of Information and Surveillance Law
GDPR E-Learning Course
We recognise that not all staff need a detailed full day training course on GDPR. The Act Now GDPR E-Learning Platform is designed to allow your staff to grasp the basic dos and don'ts of GDPR in less than one hour. It consists of two narrated modules covering:
  • The main provisions of GDPR including new Data Subject rights; and
  • How to keep personal data safe and secure

In producing these modules we have had regard to the Information Commissioner's Data Protection training checklist.

Each module is accompanied by a multiple-choice quiz containing 10 randomly generated questions based on the contents of the module. The pass mark is 60% on each quiz. A certificate of successful completion is issued to each participant after completing both quizzes.

The table below explains the contents of each module in more detail.

Module 1
GDPR and you
plus Quiz
Module 2
Keeping Data Safe
plus Quiz
Certificate of
Module 1 - GDPR and You Module 2 - Keeping Data Safe
Overview The main GDPR obligations and Data Subjects' rights and what staff need to do to help their employer comply. Practical tips on how staff can keep personal data safe and secure to avoid breaching GDPR's security principle.
Duration 15 minutes 20 minutes
Designed and Narrated by Paul Gibbons
Paul is an expert in information rights law.
Frank Rankin
Frank Rankin has over 20 years' experience as an information governance practitioner.
Detailed Content
  1. Introduction
  2. What is personal data?
  3. When data protection fails
  4. The ICO, penalties & prosecutions
  5. Finding a lawful basis
  6. Obtaining consent; new rules
  7. Transparency and fairness
  8. Data minimisation
  9. Storage limitation
  10. Information security
  11. New Data Subject rights
  12. Dealing with Subject Access Requests
  13. Requests from the police/3rd parties
  14. Summary
  15. Further information
  1. When things go wrong
  2. Password security and tips
  3. Visitors and guests
  4. Securing work stations
  5. Having a clear desk policy
  6. Who can see your screen?
  7. Personal data you access
  8. Disposing of documents securely
  9. Dealing with telephone enquiries
  10. Clicking on attachments
  11. Data on the move
  12. Keeping personal data on the network
  13. Reporting bad practice
  14. Summary
  15. Further information
  • 1 quiz per module;
  • 10 randomly generated multiple choice questions for each module;
  • Pass mark for each quiz is 6/10 (60%) - quizzes can be repeated;
  • Participants must pass both quizzes to successfully complete the course.
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