An Introduction to GDPR

Online Learning  |  Includes tutor support  |  2 hours of online content  |  1 year access

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The EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) is new legislation that provides a single, data privacy law for the European Union. The EU GDPR aims to prevent the loss of personal data by improving data security for all individuals living in EU member states. UK organisations have until May 2018 to comply with the new law, or potentially face fines of up to 4% of annual turnover or €20 million.

This introductory video based course is delivered by our data protection specialist, and provides an introduction into the compliance of the new EU Data Protection regulations. It will help you gain understanding of the requirements and how that impacts you and your organisation. And considers the implications of Brexit on the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and your organisation.

Businesses and other organisations must ensure that they are compliant with current data protection regulations and need to consider how to plan effectively for compliance with upcoming EU Data protection regulations.


This course will provides an introduction to the EU GDPR, and an understanding of the implications and legal requirements for UK and EU organisations, whilst considering the challenges of maintaining compliance through potentially turbulent Brexit waters.

During it you will understand:

  • why data protection reform is necessary
  • what changes the GDPR will require
  • what organisations need to do to ensure compliance
  • how Brexit will impact upon GDPR requirements


Module 1: Current Legislation & Requirements

  • The current EU and UK Data Protection legislation & requirements
  • The current privacy framework and how it impacts organisations
  • The drivers for the changes to the regulations
  • The impact Brexit will have on GDPR
  • Privacy Shield and why Safe Harbour had to be replaced

Module 2: GDPR – Overview & Changes

  • The General Data Protection Regulations
  • Where to find the relevant information within the Regulation
  • What is changing
  • Why organisations should be compliant with GDPR

Module 3: Preparing For The Changes

  • Quick wins for the organisation
  • How to prepare for the changes
  • How to stay compliant with the changes

GDPR taster videos

Scroll down to see a series of short videos discussing basic GDPR principles.

Summary of changes

What does GDPR cover?

What is GDPR consent?

Collecting personal data from data subjects

Delivery method

Online learning

Online content and modular video that can be streamed directly to your computer or mobile device so you can learn wherever you are.

Total price: £99

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