GDPR Systems Masterclass: Ensuring compliance with new Data Protection regulations
From 25th May 2018, businesses in the UK will need to comply with new regulations when it comes to data protection and how they handle personal data. Tougher sanctions will be introduced with fines at a level that could jeopardise the future of some businesses. This masterclass aims to raise awareness of what will be required from May 2018 and the steps that businesses should be taking now to ensure that they are compliant before May 2018.
This Masterclass will cover:
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.
• What is GDPR?
• Why is this legislation required?
• Business threats
• Account / password management
• How does GDPR affect me?
• What data can I keep and why?
• Network security
• Consequences of a breach
• Protections available
• Backup strategy
• What steps do businesses need to take?
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.
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.