Data Protection Foundation training and exam
Data Protection Foundation (DPF) offers a comprehensive course for individuals that need to understand their rights and responsibilities under privacy laws & regulations and the GDPR in specific. It offers you an overview of the obligations of your organization and of the rights of those from whom you’re collecting personal data. You will gain a thorough understanding of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), interpreting its terminology and provisions supported with practical examples and scenarios. At the end of the course, you will have a clear picture of rights and obligations under the GDPR and you will be able to translate the law to your daily life and work.
Are included in the training:
- 2 days of training
- Official course materials from SECO-Institute
- SECO-Institute Book: Understanding the GDPR
- Access to SECO-Institute’s student portal with exam syllabus, practice exam questions and useful references
- Exam voucher
- Practice exam
By the end of the program you will be able to:
- Understand the GDPR, your rights and obligations through real-world examples and fictive scenarios that will enable you to apply them in your daily work;
- Historical and legal context of European privacy and data protection legislation and the GDPR, essential terms and concepts employed;
- GDPR’s material and territorial scope: Information and activities that the GDPR applies to, and in what situations the GDPR applies within and outside the EU/EEA;
- Main provisions and their consequences for individuals and businesses: GDPR’s seven key processing principles, restrictions on the processing of personal data and the obligations of controllers and processors;
- How compliance with the GDPR can be demonstrated to the supervisory authority and the consequences of non-compliance. Where to find additional information about specific provisions.
Module 1. Historical and legal context
History of the right to privacy and the right to data protection
Legal instruments of the Council of Europe and the European Union (Treaty, directive, regulation…)
Most important changes under the GDPR
EU data protection laws in specific sectors
Module 2. The House of Data Protection
The Foundation of your House: Terms and Scope
Pillar 1: Processing Principles
Pillar 2: Restrictions
Pillar 3: Obligations
Pillar 4: Communication
The Roof of your House: Accountability
Module 3. Introduction to BS 10012
Module 3 offers a brief overview of the structure of BS 10012, a best practice framework for a personal information management system that is aligned with the principles of the GDPR.
Module 4. Summary
Bringing it all together
Key takeaways and next steps
A qui s'adresse la formation?
This course benefits anyone who is involved in (or responsible for) collecting, editing or managing personal data in a professional context. This is an entry level training. If you’re looking for an advanced training to manage, lead and implement privacy and data protection in your organization, have a look at our DPO training, the Data Protection Practitioner.