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The General Data Protection Regulation

This workshop will examine the GDPR in detail and the associated Data Protection Act 2018.

All of the main topics are covered; changes to consent and privacy notices, controls on profiling, mandatory breach reporting, penalties, and the right to erasure. This is our most popular GDPR workshop and is suitable for both the public and private sector.

Key Topics

  • BACKGROUND AND ENFORCEMENT
  • THE GDPR PRINCIPLES
  • IMPLICATIONS OF BREXIT
  • PRACTICAL ASPECTS
  • NEW RIGHTS
  • THE EXEMPTIONS IN THE DPA 2018

Dates & Cost

Online

£389 plus VAT

Classroom

£2,450 plus VAT

Timings: 10am to 4pm

 
Date: 21 Sep 2022
Location: London
Date: 08 Nov 2022
Location: Manchester

Course tutors

All our associates are experienced information governance professionals who have been training and advising in this field for many years.

  • Philip Jones

    Course Tutor


    Philip has 40 years of information management experience in the public and private sectors both as a practitioner and at a senior management level. He was Head of Information Governance at Staffordshire Council. Philip holds a masters degree in information management and an MBA. He is a senior associate for Act Now and Chair of the Exam Panel.

  • Scott Sammons

    Course Tutor


    Scott is an information governance specialist with over 15 years of experience. He has delivered a number international projects for Act Now Training and is a senior tutor on the Advanced Certificate in GDPR Practice. His previous roles include European Data Protection Lead for a bank and GDPR Implementation lead for a council. He is a former Chair of the IRMS.

  • Susan Wolf

    Course Tutor


    Susan holds a judicial position as a Fee Paid Member of the Upper Tribunal (Information Rights). She spent ten years teaching the LLM in Information Rights Law at Northumbria University and developed their Postgraduate Certificate in Data Protection Law and Information Governance. Susan is one of the senior curriculum developers for Act Now Training.

  • Lynn Wyeth

    Course Tutor


    Lynn is the Head of Information Governance for a large local authority and has over 20 years of experience as a practitioner. She holds a post graduate diploma in Information Rights, the CISMP certificate and is an accredited HSCIPP privacy practitioner. She is the author of two books and is currently undertaking a PhD. Her experience is across GDPR, FOI and RIPA.

  • Iain Harrison

    Course Tutor


    Iain is currently an Information Governance Risk Manager for a large local authority and has over 20 years of experience. He has been delivering training for Act Now for over 7 years in GDPR and FOI for public, private and charitable organisations. His extensive experience in planning and implementation of Information Rights legislation allows him to bring training sessions to life.

  • Kirsty Squires

    Course Tutor


    Kirsty is currently a DPO for a number of local authorities and has over 15 years of experience in Data Governance. She has led the IG Project Team on transformation projects to deliver local government restructure in Northamptonshire, dealing with issues including information sharing, data protection by design and leading on training and policy development.

  • Naomi Matthews

    Course Tutor


    Naomi is a local authority lawyer and holds a judicial position as a Fee Paid Member of the Upper Tribunal (Information Rights). She has extensive experience in all areas of information compliance and RIPA. Her training has been commended by RIPA inspectors and her advice has helped many local authorities understand the law and practicalities of covert surveillance.

  • Kate Grimley Evans

    Course Tutor


    Kate is an information lawyer and holds a judicial position as a Fee Paid Member of the Upper Tribunal (Information Rights). She has worked for a number of top law firms and is the author of the leading guidance on information law matters for the museums’ sector. Kate is currently writing a chapter (on schools) for an Oxford University Press book on data protection.

What our clients say about us

    I just wanted to say that I thought the training was brilliant....it has to be the best training session I have attended - the trainer brought the subject alive and made it really relevant and easy to understand. EG, South Norfolk Council

    The GDPR workshop provided a useful overview of the key features of the new legislation and focused on the areas which are likely to require particular attention to help ensure the transition into the new regulatory regime is less painful that it could have been. MB, University of Exeter

    Really good course setting out some good practical examples for implementing GDPR. SW, Newcastle Building Society

    Excellent course - highly informative and massively useful, delivered insightfully and in plain english. Much recommended! CS, Bromford

    Very engaging overview that was of real value, large amount of course material will be of value for future reference. ND, National Gallery