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Tuesday 3rd October

GDPR Awareness Training

Event Venue and Description: Wosskow Brown Solicitors, Regent Street, Barnsley

**Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber Member price – £295 + VAT**
**Non-member price – £395 + VAT**

GDPR applies to all organisations that handle, store and process personal data of EU citizens regardless of size. There is no limitation on business size or geographical location, even businesses outside of Europe will need to comply if they are processing the personal data of any EU citizen.

GDPR will be enshrined into UK law on the 25th May 2018, all businesses, charities, government and schools have to comply with GDPR.

GDPR has global reach and applies to Data Controllers as well as Data Processors. Both are liable for any breach and could be fined up to 4% of global turnover or €20 million Euros, whichever is greater.

The biggest challenge in tackling GDPR is where to begin! The best approach is to simply ‘do something’ any proactive moves an organisation makes towards achieving compliancy will be viewed favourably by the ICO (Information Commissioners Office) and instantly negate the highest level of possible fines.

Attend our GDPR Awareness Course in order to find out where to begin, what to do, and what elements apply to your organisation.

The course will cover the following:

GDPR – what it is, and how it applies to you.

Data controllers and processors, the differences and how to define which applies to you.

The definition of “personal data”, and the new “special categories of personal data”.

Getting ahead of the curve; Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) “Origin, Nature and Severity”.

What to do next; Formally documenting your road to compliance.

What constitutes a data breach, how to define it and your legal obligations.

How to stay compliant, ensuring continuous data protection.

Questions and Answers.