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Introduction to Data Protection



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Date: 29th October 2024
Time: 16:30pm - 19:30pm
Location: Online
CPE Hours: 2.75 Hours
Price: €30 incl VAT
Payment: Online or bank transfer



A Theoretical & Practical Insight

In today's data-driven world, understanding how personal information is collected, used, and protected is crucial. This introductory course to data protection equips you with the fundamental knowledge and skills to navigate the ever-evolving legal landscape.

Through interactive exercises, discussions, and real-world examples, you'll gain a solid grasp of:

  • Core data protection principles: Explore essential principles like transparency, purpose limitation, and data minimization.
  • Data subject rights: Understand the rights individuals hold over their personal data, including access, rectification, erasure, and restriction of processing.
  • Key data protection regulations: Gain an overview of prominent regulations like the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and their impact on organizations.
  • Roles and responsibilities: Identify the different stakeholders involved in data protection, such as data controllers, processors, and Data Protection Officers (DPOs).
  • Data security best practices: Discover effective strategies for safeguarding personal information, including data encryption and access controls.
  • Building a data protection culture: Learn how to foster a culture of privacy awareness within organizations.

This course is designed for anyone with an interest in data protection, regardless of technical background. It's ideal for individuals who want to:

  • Protect their personal data online: Understand your rights and how to control your information.
  • Comply with data protection regulations: Gain insights into your obligations if you handle personal data.
  • Develop a career in data protection: Get a foundation for further specialization in this growing field.
  • Become a more informed citizen: Understand the importance of data protection in today's society.

Course Outline and Benefits

  • Empower yourself with data protection knowledge: Gain the confidence to navigate privacy issues effectively.
  • Protect your personal information: Learn practical steps to safeguard your data from unauthorized access or misuse.
  • Understand your rights: Discover the tools available to control your personal data and hold organizations accountable.
  • Prepare for further learning: Build a solid foundation for exploring data protection regulations in more detail.
  • Contribute to a responsible data environment: Develop an awareness of the ethical implications of data collection and use.
  • Stay informed about data protection trends: Gain insights into the evolving landscape of data privacy regulations.


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Course Details          

Upon completing the course, participants will be awarded a certificate of attendance, which is eligible for 2.75 hours of CPE (Continuing Professional Education) Accreditation.

Cancellation of Courses by PKF Academy:

For each course, there will be a minimum level of attendees. If this minimum is not achieved PKF Academy reserves the right to either
i) cancel the course
ii) postpone it to a later date or
iii) it might decide to still hold the course in agreement with the trainer.

The attendees will be informed about such cancellations before course commencement. In the case of course cancellation from PKF's side, the full participation fee shall be paid back to the fully paid-up registrants.

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