General data protection regulations - The essentials (GDPR)


With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) due to come into force in May 2018 now is the time to consider what needs to be done in order to prepare for the new rules.

This course summarises the key contents of the General Data Protection Regulation and explains what the key changes are and what needs to be done in response to them.

Learning Outcomes: 

On completion of this course, you will:

  • be aware of the wide application of the GDPR rules
  • understand the new rules relating to ‘accountability’ and be aware what steps need to be taken to comply with these
  • be able to describe the new rules relating to consent and consider other alternative means of justifying the processing of personal data
  • be familiar with the changes made to data subjects’ rights
  • comprehend the circumstances in which a data protection officer will need to be appointed and what this role entails
  • be aware of the new rules relating to notification and communication of security breaches
  • understand the significantly increased levels of fines that can be levied under the GDPR


This course is also included in the following pack: Regulation compliance pack

Authored by: Keith Markham

Keith Markham qualified as a Solicitor in 2001 and now works as a freelance presenter of training courses.

CPD Points: 1.5

CPD Duration (hours): 1.5

Access: 12 months from purchase date

Price: £45.00 (excludes VAT)