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GDPR – Online Learning

It’s important to ensure that we comply with the principles of the General Data Protection Regulation. With this e-learning course:

  • Implement policies and procedures to ensure organisational compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Ensure personal compliance with data protection regulations
  • Identify areas of non-compliance and develop strategies to improve overall compliance within the organisation
  • Promote a culture of compliance within the organisation by fostering awareness and accountability
  • Implement strategies to minimise the risk of costly litigation and fines related to non-compliance with the GDPR

Course Introduction

Compliance training helps to ensure that employees are adhering to the regulations and laws required of them and that their actions do not put the organisation they are representing in a difficult or even illegal position. Failure to comply with legislation can result in hefty fines and even imprisonment.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the EU legislation put in place to protect people’s personal information. Its aims are simple – to ensure that data held about individuals is used fairly and lawfully.

For example, most of us don’t want to be plagued with unwanted junk mail, emails or telephone calls. There is also a risk that our information could be used for criminal purposes if it gets into the wrong hands.

Sometimes the information that is held about us can be wrong.

There are probably many other potential problems that you can think of so you will understand why our information needs to be protected.

In this e-learning course, your participants will learn the data protection principles and the simple steps organisations and individuals can take to make sure they comply with them.​

Course Content

Module 1 – Data Protection Principles

Follow the story of Nathan who failed to ensure his organisation complied with the principles of data protection and paid the consequences. See what happened to his business and the people that worked for it.

  • Protecting your personal information – understanding the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and why it is important
  • Identify the importance of the GDPR and what it is set up to protect
  • Understand the role of the Information Commissioners Office and how they regulate
  • Review the different types of data; personal data and special categories of personal data and how to process them
  • Identify the seven GDPR principles
  • Understand the law surrounding international transfer of data
Module 2 - Rights and Penalties
  • Establish how to deal with subject access requests
  • Learn the legal implications of managing data poorly
  • Establish the eight GDPR rights for individuals and how they are applied or can be breached
  • Dealing with subject access requests
  • Understand the financial and legal consequences of not following the General Data Protection Regulation​
Module 3 - Practical Application
  • Applying the key elements to practical scenarios for the topics; Privacy notice, Processing the data of young people, Effective security checks, Sharing data with clients and Sharing data internally
  • The Dos and Don’ts of dealing with data as part of your job
  • GDPR checklist – including downloadable document for workplace checks
  • Working with the ICO​​
Module 4 – Assessment and CPD certificate
  • A chance to test your knowledge of the topic with scoring
  • The e-learning course comes with free CPD certificates for the learners​


All content can be adapted and altered to suit your needs. Courses are white-label as standard, but can include logos and branding where required. We can also provide AI generated language translations on demand.


All content is regularly reviewed and updated to ensure technical accuracy, best practice and legal compliance for your learners. Updates are all automatically made to content.


Your employees will receive personalised and dated certificates upon successful completion of our CPD certified e-learning courses. All courses have relevant accreditations.


Deliver e-learning courses via your own branded learning portal provided by us or upload our regularly updated courses to your own LMS if you would prefer.

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