Data Protection (GDPR): Online Training
This data protection GDPR online training course has been developed to provide you with an understanding of the issues surrounding data protection in the workplace.
It covers the legal requirements of the Data Protection Act and the new General Data Protection Regulation, and suggestions for keeping your own data safe.
- Developed by professionals
- Accredited by The CPD Accreditation Group
- 100% online, learn at your own time and pace
- Translates into over 100 different languages
- Instant certificate downloaded
Who is the data protection (GDPR) training for?
Our training is designed for all staff in Adult Health and Social Care. Join now to enhance your knowledge and skills.
When will I get my certificate?
Once you have successfully passed our course you will be able to download and print your certificate immediately.
As this course has been accredited by the CPD Group your certificate will contain the CPD logo and unique reference number.
Data Protection Course Outline
In this course, we will cover important aspects of data protection to ensure the security and privacy of personal information. Here’s what you can expect:
Importance of Data Protection:
Understand the significance of data protection in safeguarding sensitive information and maintaining privacy.
Obtaining Data Fairly and Lawfully:
Learn about the legal and ethical considerations when acquiring personal data, including the importance of consent and transparency.
Processing Data for Specified Purpose:
Discover how to handle personal data responsibly by using it only for the purposes it was collected for, respecting individuals’ privacy rights.
Maintaining Accurate and Up-to-Date Data:
Explore the importance of keeping data accurate and up-to-date, ensuring reliability and relevance in its usage and sharing.
Ensuring Data is Adequate, Relevant, and Not Excessive:
Understand the principle of collecting and storing only necessary information, avoiding unnecessary data accumulation.
Limiting Data Retention: Don’t Keep Data for Longer Than Necessary:
Learn about the importance of proper data retention policies to minimize the risks associated with retaining personal data beyond its necessary timeframe.
Respecting Data Subject Rights:
Gain knowledge of the rights individuals have over their personal data and how organizations should comply with these rights, including access, rectification, and erasure.
Keeping Data Secure:
Explore various data security measures and best practices to protect personal data from unauthorized access, loss, or theft.
Restrictions on Data Transfers Outside EEA:
Understand the additional safeguards required when transferring personal data outside the European Economic Area (EEA) to ensure the same level of protection.
Taking Responsibility: Keeping Your Own Data Safe:
Learn practical steps and habits to safeguard your personal data. This includes knowing the importance of strong passwords, cautious online behavior, and privacy settings.
By completing this Data Protection (GDPR) Online Course, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of data protection principles and best practices. This will enable you to contribute to the responsible handling of personal data while maintaining privacy and security.
Key Points on data protection course
- Importance of Data Protection
- Obtain data fairly and lawfully
- Process data for specified purpose
- Accurate and up-to-date data
- Adequate, relevant and not excessive
- Don’t keep data for longer than necessary
- Process data as per data subject rights
- Keep data secure
- Don’t transfer data outside EEA
- Keep your own data safe