Data Protection Awareness

 

This online module outlines the requirements of the Data Protection Act and explains what you and your business need to do to comply with the legislation. The subject is brought to life with interactive case studies and a look at the eight principles of data protection.

Is this course for you?

  • Do you want to know the benefits and risks associated with protecting data?
  • Do you want to understand the Data Protection Act?
  • Do you want to identify the data protection principles?
  • Do you want to identify the main exemptions from the Data Protection Act?

If you’ve answered ‘yes’ to any of these, then this course is for you.

Delivery Online learning

Duration 1 Hour
Cost £35
Level Introduction

Target Audience

This 40 min online module is aimed at individuals who are looking to understand the requirements of the Data Protection Act and how to apply the data protection principles.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this module you will be able to successfully outline the requirements of the Data Protection Act, and explain what you and your business need to do to comply with the legislation.

Course Content

  • We look at the Data Protection Act, the benefits and risks associated with protecting data
  • Who and what is covered by the Data Protection Act, and some key definitions
  • We examine the six data protection principles, and explain what they mean in practice
  • We set out the main exemptions from the Data Protection Act
  • We identify the role and powers of the Information Commissioner’s Office