The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and the new Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA2018) were released on 25th May 2018. We have seen the first fines under the new regime being handed out under GDPR with Google being fined £44m by the French equivalent of our Information Commissioners Office (ICO).
Significant changes needed to be made into the way law firms handled personal data. How are you getting along with implementing those changes?
If you are the compliance officer or data protection officer what will this mean for you? Has your role changed? What have you already put in place to be compliant?
This course will help to guide you through the changes looking at the DPA 1998, DPA 2018 and the GDPR considering the following:
- An introduction – DPA, GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018
- The SRA Handbook and Risk Outlook in relation to Data Protection
- Change comparison:
- Definitions – 27 new definitions in the GDPR
- Principles – out with the old and in with the new?
- Data subject rights – enhanced rights
- Subject access requests
- Data Protection Officer – what does the role entail
- Compliance – the reporting of breaches
- Data Impact Assessments
- What’s missing – how far have you got?
- How you can prevent breaches now
- Update and action plan for the future