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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

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Free Course
GDPR is one the most significant pieces of legislation of the last decade. A company that fails to meet GDPR can receive a €20million fine, and the regulations involved in GDPR can be difficult to understand and apply correctly. This course will teach you everything you need to know about GDPR in a clear and simple manner. If you work with a company that handles any kind of consumer data, this could protect you from serious financial losses.
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes

Description

Outcome

Certification

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If your business collects data on individuals, whether it’s files, photos, contacts (anything at all), then GDPR is incredibly important for you. Companies that fail to meet GDPR standards violate important laws, put consumers in danger, and could be put out of business if they are caught. What’s more, GDPR can be complicated and hard to understand.

This course makes things simple, so that you can make sure the business you manage is meeting GDPR standards. The course begins by introducing you to the key principles of GDPR. You will be shown how GDPR aims to give consumers control of their data and particularly aims to protect the privacy of children under 16. You will then learn what large and small organisations must do to meet GDPR standards. This will include guidance for small enterprises on how to securely and legally hold consumers’ personal data.

Finally, the course teaches you about the key role of the Data Protection Officer (DPO), and the steps organisations can take to secure cloud-based environments. By the end of this course you will fully understand GDPR and be able to ensure that your company is meeting GDPR standards. This is vital information for protecting your business from heavy fines and potential bankruptcy. So don’t wait until it’s too late. Protect yourself today.

 

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Having completed this course you will be able to:


  • Explain the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
  • Describe what organisations can do to prepare for the GDPR.
  • Explain the role of the Data Protection Officer (DPO) in the GDPR.
  • Describe personal data security guidance for microenterprises. List and explain five steps organisations can implement to secure cloud-based environments.
  • Explain how the GDPR affects the private individual and their data protection rights.

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

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Joe D.
a month ago
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Joe D.

The course was very comprehensive, easy to follow and understand.

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