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EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Awareness Course

Strategise and build a successful GDPR programme for your organisation

EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Awareness Course

Strategise and build a successful GDPR programme for your organisation

ABOUT THE E-LEARNING COURSE

With EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) now in full force, data protection has become a top priority for organisations worldwide. Discover how you can make headway in enhancing your company’s own data security with TÜV SÜD’s e-learning offering.

Module 1: Data Protection and Data Privacy Overview & Understanding General Data Protection Regulation Course

This data protection course course is designed to deepen your understanding of the latest EU regulation enacted to give citizens protection and control over their personal data.

By taking this GDPR course, you will know how to lead data protection enforcement across your organisation. You will also get to know more about the rights of individuals and the measures you can take to effectively respond to data breaches.

This e-learning course provides you with the convenience of self-paced learning, while allowing you to meet evolving standards in data privacy compliance.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN FROM THE EU General Data Protection Regulation Course?

In this course, you will understand the scope of GDPR and the key terms outlined in the data protection regulation. This course will also provide you with an overview on Personal and Sensitive Data, Privacy by default, Privacy by design and more.

Topics to be covered in this course include: 

  • Introduction to EU General Ddata Protection Regulation, Principles and its applicability
  • Awareness of key requirement of GDPR to protect data
  • What is personal and sensitive data
  • What is privacy by default and privacy by design
  • Your roles and responsibilities at various levels
  • Penalties in case of non-adherence of GDPR requirements
  • Summary
  • Assessment

WHAT IS THE COURSE METHODOLOGY?

The GDPR course employs a variety of training tools such as digital learning, tests, and other interactive exercises to enhance delivery of theoretical knowledge. Easily accessible via your laptop, tablet and mobile phone, the course gives you the opportunity to log in and learn whenever, wherever.

The cumulative duration of the programme is 60 minutes, after which you will be required to pass a quiz to receive your internationally recognized certificate.

WHO SHOULD TAKE THE COURSE?

This course is specially designed for:

  • Anyone who is interested in understanding EU GDPR
  • IT & Information Security Managers
  • Risk managers and consultants
  • Privacy managers and consultants
  • Legal and compliance heads
  • Data Protection Officers
  • Individuals seeking to take up DPO role

WHO IS THE COURSE ADVISOR?

The GDPR course structure and content are developed by experts from TÜV SÜD’s Digital Academy Approval Board. Consisting of product specialists and technical experts, they have been working on data protection implementations to help organizations around the world achieve business excellence.

This assures you that the course has been created with meticulous instruction, introducing you to diverse perspectives and best practices in the relevant standards.

  • WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF ENROLLING IN THIS COURSE?
    • World-Class Training
      Learn from TÜV SÜD’s industry experts and training specialists
    • Flexible Learning Style
      Study in your own time, at your own pace
    • Continuous Feedback
      Get prompt feedback from content-embedded assessment
    • Competency-Based Learning
      Show your course progress based on demonstrated learning
    • Professional Certification
      Get a globally recognised certificate and enhance your career development
  • FAQs
    1. How do I enroll for the course?
      To enroll, simply select the course which you would like to register for, fill out the form on the webpage accordingly.
    2. What is included with the course?
      You get access to our e-learning content along with the assessments that will help you understand the topics in depth. In the event of any technical difficulties, you can contact us for support.
    3. Can I pause the course and log in to it anytime?
      Yes. The course allows you to take a break and return to it within the defined access period.
    4. Are there any tests in the middle of the course?
      Yes, there are interactive quizzes throughout the course to gauge your understanding of the lectures.
    5. Can I get a refund if I cancel my enrolment?
      No, refund is not possible once the account is activated.
    6. What happens if I don't finish the course within the access period?
      Access period may be adjusted for B2B customers depending on what was agreed in the contract. For B2C customers, access runs only for 30 days.
    7. I have difficulty accessing the course. Whom should I contact?
      To contact someone from TÜV SÜD, you may email us at [email protected] or call +1800-212-2000.
    8. Who developed the course and what are their qualifications?
      The course is developed by TÜV SÜD’s Digital Academy Approval Board. The experts undergo relevant upskilling programmes, benefitting from TÜV SÜD’s 150 years of expertise and global heritage.
    9. Whom do I contact if I want more in-depth course materials?
      To contact someone from TÜV SÜD, you may email us at [email protected] or call +1800-212-2000.
    10. Who does the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) apply to?
      GDPR is applicable to:
      - Data controller: An organisation that collects personal data from EU data subjects
      - Data processor: An organisation that processes the personal information on behalf of the data controller or data subject (person) that is based in EU.
      - The GDPR not only applies to organisations located within the EU but it will also be applicable to organisations located outside of the EU, if they offer goods or services to, or monitor the behaviour of, EU data subjects.
      - It applies to all companies processing and holding the personal data of data subjects residing in the European Union, regardless of the company’s location.
    11. When did the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) come into force?
      The GDPR comes into force on 25th May 2018.
    12. When do I need to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?
      Companies must be able to show compliance by 25th May 2018.
    13. What are the consequences of not complying with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?
      Non-compliance to GDPR will attract heavy penalties as levied by the regulators. Other consequences include:
      - Loss of business
      - Loss of customer trust
      - Adverse affect to brand image
    14. Who will the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) affect?
      GDPR is applicable to:
      - Data controller: An organisation that collects personal data from EU data subjects
      - Data processor: An organisation that processes the personal information on behalf of the data controller or data subject (person) that is based in EU.
      - The EU General Data Protection Regulation not only applies to organisations located within the EU but it will also be applicable to organisations located outside of the EU, if they offer goods or services to, or monitor the behaviour of, EU data subjects.
      - It applies to all companies processing and holding the personal data of data subjects residing in the European Union, regardless of the company’s location.
    15. What constitutes as personal data?
      Personal data are any information which are related to an identified or identifiable natural person.
      The data subjects are identifiable if they can be directly or indirectly identified, especially by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier. Other data which are or can be assigned to a person in any kind of way are also included. For example, the telephone, credit card or personnel number of a person, account data, number plate, appearance, customer number or address are all personal data.
    16. What effect does Brexit have on the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?
      The General Data Protection Regulation applies to all companies based in the EU and those with EU citizens as customers. It has an extraterritorial effect, so non-EU countries are also affected. Even though the UK is planning to leave the EU, the UK will still need to comply with the GDPR. (Refer to Qn 10 for more details on who GDPR applies to)

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