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GDPR – What you need to know and how to prepare

November 27, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm


Course Overview

  • Scope of the EU General Data Protection Regulation
  • Key definitions –
  • Processing, consent, legitimate business interests, Data Profiling, What is meant by ‘profiling’ and how is it restricted?
  • How does the GDPR define data controllers, data processors and data subjects?
  • What are the New obligations of the Data Controller, Joint Controller(s) and Representatives?
  • Data Subjects’ Rights,
  • DPO obligations
  • Anonymization and Pseudonymisation
  • Data Breach Notification
  • Privacy by Design and Default
  • Codes of Conduct and Certification
  • International data transfers
  • Infringements and penalties
  • What does the Regulation say about transferring data internationally?
  • If your organisation operates in more than one country, to which Supervisory Authority should you typically report?
  • Why do you need to know and state your legal basis for processing data?
  • How must ‘consent’ be obtained under the new rules?
  • What will need to be included in a Privacy Notice?
  • How can you demonstrate that you are processing data fairly?
  • When and how should pseudonymisation be used?
  • What are the new rules regarding the personal data of children?
  • What is data portability?
  • What rights do people have to see, change or restrict the use of information held about them?
  • What are the new rights to prevent direct marketing or automatic decision-making?
  • What is the right to be forgotten and how is it enforced?
  • What are the new notification rules in the event of a data breach?
  • When must you undertake a Privacy Impact Assessment?
  • Does GDPR make the appointment of a Data Protection Officer compulsory?
  • How can an individual make a complaint about the use of their data and what remedies are available?
  • How must an organisation respond to complaints?
  • What are the new financial penalties that can be imposed in the event of a breach or complaint?
  • What steps and milestones need to be included in your action plan so that you are ready when the new Regulation comes into force?


November 27, 2017
9:30 am - 5:00 pm


PFH Galway
Kingsvalley, Merlin Park
Galway, Ireland
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