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Data Protection Fundamentals

This practical data protection fundamentals training is aimed at creating and increasing awareness of data protection. Suitable for the first data protection training or as a reminder of previously learned material.

Data Protection Fundamentals
Data Protection Fundamentals

Time & Location

Training is accessable immediately

Digital learning platform

About the event

Every company processes personal data, starting from employee and client representative’s data to individual customer data. Such processing is governed by the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which provides specific rules for handling personal data, including high fines for violations. Compliance with GDPR requirements is an international competitive advantage in pursuing potential business opportunities. Compliance with established rules depends on the awareness of each employee. Therefore, data protection fundamentals training is necessary for every company to provide relevant knowledge to new and existing employees.

Part I: Introduction to data protection

  • What is data protection and its purpose? Overview of the legal framework for data protection
  • Relevant definitions, data controller and processor

Part II: Principles of data protection

  • Lawfulness and overview of the different the legal basis
  • Purpose limitation, minimization, and accuracy
  • Storage limitation
  • Integrity and security
  • Accountability and transparency

Part III: Mandatory documents and contracts

  • Overview of mandatory documents and their purpose
  1. Data processing register
  2. Privacy notice
  3. Data processing agreement
  4. Legitimate interest assessment
  5. Impact assessment
  • In what situations are these documents used?

Part IV: The role of a data protection officer in a company

  • Purpose and tasks
  • Liability

Part V: Rights of data subjects

  • Overview of the rights
  • Timelines related to performing the rights
  • How to recognise data subject requests?

Part VI: Sub-processors and transfer of personal data to third countries

  • Transfer requirements
  • Possible implications in everyday work

Part VII: Security of personal data processing

  • Technical and organizational measures
  • Personal data breaches

Part VIII: Liability and Fines

  • Fines stipulated in laws and liable persons
  • Examples of fines in practice

Upon completion of the course, the trainee:

  • understands the nature and principles of personal data protection at a basic level
  • understands the necessity and benefits of complying with personal data protection rules at the company level
  • is familiar with data protection terms
  • can identify situations that may require the involvement of a data protection officer
  • knows the necessity of mandatory documents
  • knows the possible consequences of violating personal data protection rules.

Lecturers: Stella Raudsepp and Margot Arnus

Participation fee per person:

1-10 participants €169 +VAT

11-25 participants €149 +VAT

26-50 participants €119 +VAT

51-100 participants €99 +VAT

101-200 participants €49 +VAT

201-500 participants €29 +VAT

The pricing model is based on the number of employees, contact us for an offer designed for your need.

Duration of the training:

2 hour out of which 90% is lecture and 10% independent work

Learning environment:

Webinar. Interactive lecture on an e-learning platform

Requirements for passing the training:

The certificate of completing the training will be given after the passage of the knowledge test by answering correctly more than 80% of the questions.

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