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Wednesday 11th July

GDPR Systems and Marketing Masterclass

Date: Wednesday July 11 2018
Time: 09:00am – 1:00pm
Venue: AMP Technology Centre, Rotherham, S60 5WG

Since the 25th of May 2018, businesses in the UK have needed to comply with new regulations when it comes to data protection and how they handle personal data. Tougher sanctions have been introduced with fines at a level that could jeopardise the future of some businesses. This masterclass aims to raise awareness of what is required since the 25th of May 2018 and the steps that businesses should be taking now to ensure that they are compliant.

This Masterclass will cover:

1. What personal data is
2. What individuals’ rights are in relation to their data
3. How to process data lawfully
4. How to keep proper records of your data processing
5. How to respond to a data breach
6. Potential cyber threats to data
7. Potential security solutions

Who is the Masterclass for?

This Masterclass is for all growing SMEs within the Sheffield City Region, as long as the below eligibility criteria is met.

Any SMEs, any sector. Ideally anyone at board level / senior management who will have an input into policy changes / risk management with the business. Anyone who is going to take on the role of Data Protection Officer in their business.

Eligibility

Only one registration per business via Eventbrite will be confirmed. If additional people from your business would like to attend, they can be added to a waiting list by emailing enhancementproject@sheffieldcityregion.org.uk with the business name, name of additional attendee and contact telephone number. If this Masterclass isn’t fully subscribed upon the closure of registrations, we will contact you to offer the additional place. The waiting list will be prioritised on a first come first served basis. Businesses that register more than one attendee via Eventbrite will be contacted and asked to nominate one person to attend.

This Masterclass is open to small and medium-sized enterprises based in the Sheffield City Region. If you are unsure whether you fall into this region you can use the postcode checker.

A part of your business must be based in one of the following districts: Barnsley, Bassetlaw, Bolsover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire Dales, Doncaster, North East Derbyshire. Rotherham or Sheffield.

Find out if your business meets the definition for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME).

Please note that if your firm that is part of a larger Group you may need to include staff headcount, turnover, balance sheet data for the Group too, to ascertain whether it is eligible.

We are pleased to be able to provide this masterclass free of charge due to funding from the European Regional Development Fund. There are a number of eligibility criteria for attendees which we will check using the online registration questions and in a phone call to every attendee prior to the event.

More Sheffield City Region Growth Hub Enhancement Project Masterclasses.

Contact us for more information.

This event will be delivered by the ‘Sheffield City Region Growth Hub Enhancement Project’ that is part-funded by the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The project, for high-growth businesses in the Sheffield City Region, aims to increase their competitiveness and so help them grow and prosper.