Units one and two in this e-learning course cover the key purposes of the legislation providing learners with an overview of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), what they must do to comply with the legislation and the penalties for non-compliance. It is aimed at the decision makers and managers within an organisation who are responsible for planning, implementing and managing the handling of data and associated processes.
Units three and four include a definition of 'personal data' and cover the new rights for individuals introduced by the GDPR and how the GDPR strengthens some of the rights that existed under the old Data Protection Act (DPA).
The online materials include quizzes and exercises to help reinforce learning. There is also an online assessment to test students' understanding of the topic on completion of the course.
Unit Titles and Learning Objectives
Unit 1 - Introduction to the GDPR
Unit 2 - Complying with the GDPR
Unit 3 - The Rights of Individuals - Part 1
Unit 4 - The Rights of Individuals - Part 2