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Data Protection Officer (DPO) Course (English Version)


The General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 ("GDPR") was adopted on April 2016 and became enforceable beginning on the 25th of May 2018. The Regulation aims primarily to give control to individuals over their personal data and to simplify the regulatory environment for international business by unifying the regulation within the EU. The Regulation has established the concept of a Data Protection Officer (DPO) who holds a key role in ensuring compliance with GDPR.

 

Study the data protection legal framework and learn the principles relating to processing personal data.

Acquire the necessary knowledge in order to become a skilled Data Protection Officer.

 

 

Aims & Objectives
  • Familiarize with the General Data Protection Regulation
  • Understand the principles, roles, responsibilities and processes under the Regulation
  • Learn the obligations of data controllers and processors
  • Familiarize with the rights of data subjects and their relevance in daily life
  • Understand and apply compliance mechanisms
  • Learn the rules regarding international data transfers under the GDPR
  • Learn the first steps for complying with the GDPR
  • Learn how to use GDPR as a data protection management system
  • Learn the requirements of a DPO
  • Gain the necessary knowledge and skills to become a DPO

 

Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this course you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge the principles, roles, responsibilities and processes under the Regulation
  • Prepare your company to be GDPR compliant
  • Demonstrate knowledge on the obligations of data controllers and processors
  • Protect your rights as data subject and personal data from unlawful processing
  • Apply control measures and compliance mechanisms
  • Undertake duties as a DPO

 

Who should attend?
  • Any company, big or small, which processes personal data within the EU
  • Company executives
  • HR and IT directors
  • Lawyers and Company consultants
  • Anyone who wishes to know more about data protection and the GDPR, especially those handling personal data

 

Prerequisite skills & knowledge: None required

 

Available in-house/distant learning? Yes

 

Created by: LiberoAssurance Accredited Training Centre

 

Part 1:
Introduction to the General Data Protection Regulation
  • General Data Protection Regulation
  • Definitions
  • Why is the GDPR necessary?
 
Regulations’ analysis
  • Principles relating to processing of personal data
  • Lawfulness of processing
  • Conditions for consent
  • Conditions applicable to child's consent in relation to information society services
  • Processing of special categories of personal data
  • Processing of personal data relating to criminal convictions and offences
  • Processing which does not require identification
Processing which does not require identification
  • Rights of the data subject
  • Information provided to the data subject

 

Part 2:
Independent Supervisory Authorities
  • Supervisory authority
  • Independence
  • General conditions for the members of the supervisory authority
  • Rules on the establishment of the supervisory authority
  • Competence
  • Competence of the lead supervisory authority
  • Tasks
  • Powers
  • Activity reports
Codes of Conduct and Certification
  • Codes of conduct
  • Monitoring of approved codes of conduct
  • Certification
  • Certification bodies
Transfers of personal data to third countries or international organisations
  • General principle for transfers
  • Transfers on the basis of an adequacy decision
  • Transfers subject to appropriate safeguards
  • Binding corporate rules
  • Transfers or disclosures not authorized by Union law
  • Derogations for specific situations
  • International cooperation for the protection of personal data

 

Part 3:
Remedies, liability and penalties
  • Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
  • Right to an effective judicial remedy against a supervisory authority
  • Right to an effective judicial remedy against a controller or processor
  • Representation of data subjects
  • Right to compensation and liability
  • General conditions for imposing administrative fines
  • Working Party 29 - Guidelines on the application and setting of administrative fines for the purposes of the Regulation 2016/679
  • Penalties

 

Security of personal data
  • Security of processing
  • Notification of a personal data breach to the supervisory authority
  • Communication of a personal data breach to the data subject
  • Personal Data Hazards
  • Dealing with hazards
  • Information Security Management Systems - ISO 27001
 
 
Controller and Processor
  • Controller
  • Processor
  • Processing under the authority of the controller or processor
Part 4:
Data Protection Officer (DPO)
  • Designation of the data protection officer
  • Position of the data protection officer
  • Tasks of the data protection officer (DPO)
  • Data protection officer’s skills and education
  • Data protection officer and conflict of interests
  • Internal or external DPO?
GDPR as a Personal Data Protection Management System
  • Data Protection Management System
  • Basic Procedures of a Data Protection Management System
  • Supportive Procedures of a Data Protection Management System
  • Audit
Epilogue

 

Exam & Certification
  • Exam for PART 1, 2, 3 & 4
  • “Data Protection Officer (DPO) Course” Certificate
Teaching Methods
  • Detailed seminar presentations (available for download)
  • No. of slides: 309

 

Resources
  • Reading lists and resources available in presentations

 

Study time allocation
  • Private study hours: 36
  • Trainer contact hours: Availability and competence of instructors upon request
  • Enrollment duration: 90 days (from the date of purchase)
Credits
  • CPD Points: 36
  • ECTS/ECVET Points: 1.2

 

Assessment methods

Hours

% contribution to final mark

% Minimum passing grade

Exam on Data Protection Officer (DPO) Course

1,5

100

60

Outcomes/Certificates

Upon successful completion of the course assessment, participants will be issued with a ‘Certificate of Success’.

 

Accreditation by EOPPEP


LiberoAssurance has been accredited as a Continuous Professional Development Training Centre Level 1 by the National Organisation for the Certification of Qualifications & Vocational Guidance (EOPPEP).

EOPPEP is the statutory body for the development and implementation of the Hellenic Qualifications Framework (NQF) in correspondence with the European Qualifications Framework (EQF). EOPPEP is the National Coordination Point for EQF in Greece (NCP).

 

Approved courses by the Central Greece University of Applied Sciences


LiberoAssurance in cooperation with the Central Greece University of Applied Sciences offers approved courses. All participants have the option to receive double certification from the University and LiberoAssurance Training Centre.

The University of Applied Sciences of Central Greece and LiberoGroup have agreed to develop a research project the purpose of which is education, lifelong learning and specialisation of persons, to facilitate their induction in the labour market using e-learning and traditional methods of training. The ultimate aim of this cooperation is the development of a post-graduate programme in collaboration with other Academic Institutions and Ministries.

 

Accreditation by IAS and E.S.Y.D


LiberoAssurance has been accredited by the Hellenic Accreditation System (E.SY.D) which has been appointed as the National Accreditation Body of Greece.

LiberoAssurance has been accredited by the International Accreditation Service (IAS) one of the leading accreditation bodies in the United States.

 

 

 

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