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Understanding the General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR

A Survival guide for Business Training Session

Date: Tuesday 1st May 2018

Location: Grosvenor Casino Salford, 5 Derwent Street, Riverside, Salford M5 4SW ( Just off Regent Road, next to Mc Donalds/KFC)

Time: 7.30pm for an 8pm start until approx.9.30pm

The UK has committed to the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the new law will impose significant new data protection compliance obligations, fines and exposure to compensation claims from individuals whose rights have been breached.

By attending this course, you will gain a good understanding of the changes in data protection law imposed by the GDPR and how to take practical steps to respond and manage the risks, both in terms of procedures for legal compliance and IT security systems.

  • The data protection principles
  • How to handle data including data security and confidentiality
  • How to handle employee data
  • Individual rights and how to deal with a subject access request
  • Contracts with data processors and sub-contractors
  • Direct marketing
  • The role of the Data Protection Officer
  • How to manage breaches of the DPA and the recording of those breaches
  • Real life scenarios

The Speakers

David Astbury:
David is a commercial lawyer and litigator with wide experience of working with organisations to manage regulatory compliance and advising in respect of enforcement action and managing reputational and financial risks to business and individuals as a result of legal claims or enforcement by regulators.

Andy Pilkington:
With 30 years of information technology experience, Andy has a broad background and understanding across a wide range of technologies. He is responsible for architecting and securing IT infrastructures of all sizes with a specific focus on