Data Protection Act 2018

Course Access: 365 days access
Course Overview

This course explains what the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) & GDPR is and how to comply with it.

Key definitions, incl. ‘Data controllers’ and ‘Data processors’

• Personal data and special categories of personal data
• The seven data protection principles
• Lawful bases for processing personal data
• Individual rights
• Accountability and governance
• Transfer of data
• Processing for the purpose of lawenforcement
• Personal data breaches
• Children’s personal data
• Exemptions State what the Data Protection Act 2018is and explain why it is so important
• Describe the different categories of data
• List the seven data protection principles
• Explain the standards for consent and lawful processing of data
• List the eight rights of individuals in relation to their personal data
• Describe the accountability principle for data controllers and processors
• Explain the requirements for transferring data
• Provide an overview of processing for the purpose of law enforcement
• Explain the breach notification requirements
• State the requirements for the safeguarding of children’s data
• List the exemptions to the processing of personal data
• Explain the implications for data protection in the UK following Brexit
The course contains an assessment to check the learner’s understanding.

Course Level: Awareness
Certification Duration: 3 Years
Time to complete: 365 days from purchase