GDPR Made Simple

GDPR Made Simple

‘Dragging Data Protection into the 21st century’

Thursday 3rd May 2018
Radford Semele Community Hall

68 Lewis Road, Radford Semele CV31 IUQ

Please note the change of venue for this event (was Eathorpe)

10.00 am - 1.30 pm
registration from 9.30 am

This half-day course will give an overview of the changes to data protection introduced by the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (GDPR). This will become law on 25th May 2018.  It is the most significant updating of the law relating to personal data in two decades and includes the (qualified) “right to be forgotten”, the creation of a statutory “data protection officer” and the obligation to have explicit consent to process data.

The first session will cover:

  • What is the GDPR
  • Why data protection needs to change.
  • The new six principles
  • Legal grounds for processing data and why ‘consent’ is changing
  • Privacy Notices
  • The ‘right’ to be forgotten

The second session will cover:

  • What does this mean for you?
  • Prioritising the ‘to do’ list
  • Appointment of a Data Protection Officer
  • Changes to how you deal with requests for personal information
  • Having an up to date policy people know about and understand
  • Abolition of notification
  • Data security and the obligation to report breaches
The session will be led by Elizabeth Howlett

Elizabeth is a solicitor and former Head of Legal and Monitoring Officer who has been involved with Data Protection since 1998 and has had responsibility for compliance with information legislation at both district and unitary councils.

Attendance at this event will accrue 1.5 CPD points

£30.00 per delegate for Member Councils                    
£60.00 per delegate for non-member councils 
these fees are low compared with other county associations and training providers

Help with Delegate’s Fees – WALC will subsidise member councils

  • Members with a budgeted income up to £15,000 will get half price for all delegates
  • Members with a budgeted income between £15,001 & £30,000 can send two for the price of one
  • Members with a budgeted income between £30,001 & £50,000 can send three for the price of two
  • Members with a budgeted income over £50,000 can send five for the price of four
Full terms and conditions of registration


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Event date Thu 3 May 2018 10:00
Event Ends Thu 3 May 2018 13:30
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Registration closes Sun 29 Apr 2018 23:00
Notes Members £30
Location Radford Semele Community Hall
Event Categories Specialist Council Training

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