Data Protection – Preparing for the GDPR


Date; 24th January


Duration; One day


Start & Finish Time; 9.30 – 4.30


Trainer; DCM Learning  


Places; Limited Places available


Location: Enniscorthy Chamber of Commerce


Price;             €125 per person, if you are a member of Wexford, Enniscorthy, New Ross or Gorey Chamber a 10% discount applies.


To book this course please contact Aoife Connick at or by phone on 053 91 22226


Course Overview

The  EU  General  Data  Protection  Regulation  (EU GDPR)  is  new  legislation  that

provides a single, data privacy law for the European Union. The EU GDPR aims to

prevent  the  loss  of  personal  data  by  improving  data  security  for  all  individuals

living  in  EU  member  states.  Irish  organisations  have  until  May  2018  to  comply

with the new law, or potentially face fines of up to 4% of annual turnover or €20

million. This  one  day  introductory  course,  delivered  by  a  data  protection  specialist,

provides  an  introduction  into  the  compliance  of  the  new  EU  Data  Protection



Who should attend this course?

The  course  is  suitable  for  all  those  who  need  a  basic  understanding  of  data

protection obligations and the need to achieve compliance. All employees who are

in  regular  contact  with  client  or  employee  personal  information  will  find  it  of

interest  and  benefit,  including:  Customer  support  and  call  centre  staff;  Human

resources  staff;  Legal  secretaries;  Health  sector  administration  staff;  Financial

services  sales  and  administrators;  Accounts  personnel;  Line  managers  in  admin.,

sales,  marketing  and  HR  staff;  Database  administrators  and  document

management staff.


Course Content

Module 1

The current EU and Irish Data Protection legislation & requirements

The current privacy framework and how it impacts organisations

The drivers for the changes to the regulations

Privacy Shield and why Safe Harbour had to be replaced

Module 2

What does the GDPR cover

Structure of the GDPR



What is consent under the GDPR

Subject access requests

Collecting personal data from data subjects

Collecting data from other sources

Other data subject rights

Controllers and Processors

Records required

Risk & Security

Breach reporting

Transfers of personal data

Supervisory authorities

Enforcement regime

Module 3

How to prepare for the GDPR changes

Board Support

Data Protection Officer




Staff Education & Training

Privacy by Design


For further details and booking contact: Wexford Chamber Skillnet

Telephone: (053) 912 2226 Email:











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