Data Protection Compliance – Bespoke Training for your Business

May 2017

The European General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), effective 25 May 2018, focuses heavily on accountability and being able to demonstrate compliance.

To start preparing your company for compliance, Whitney Moore’s Privacy & Data Protection Group provides tailored training to businesses, addressing the following topics:

  • How data protection laws apply to your business
  • Are you a data controller, a data processor or both?
  • Your obligations to keep data secure and how to meet those requirements
  • What you can do with the data you are holding
  • An individual’s rights over the data you hold about them
  • Consent and exploring other legal justifications for the collection and use of data
  • Data protection issues in the workplace and best practice
  • Monitoring internet usage, personal emails and use of CCTV
  • Outsourcing, and dealing with third party service providers including cloud services
  • Your marketing practices and whether you have to change your ways
  • Transferring data outside of the EEA in a legally compliant manner
  • Retention of data and enforcing deletion policies
  • Preparing your business’s compliance for the EU General Data Protection Regulation:
  • What new issues arise relating to consent
  • How to prove your compliance
  • New rules and obligations for data processors
  • Do we need to appoint a data protection officer?
  • Privacy impact assessments
  • Increased individual rights
  • Data portability
  • Updated marketing restrictions
  • Data breach notifications

We also provide the following additional services:

  • Review / draft data protection policies in accordance with best practice including:
    • Privacy policy
    • Security policy
    • Data breach policy
    • Access policy
  • Review of employment contracts
  • Review of third party service contracts
  • Training and information sessions for managers and employees
  • Advising on data protection issues as they arise
  • Advising on managing data breaches

Contact us:

John Lynch, Emma Richmond, Marie Claire Scullion, David Pierse