Learn how the Data Protection Act affects your organisation and how to comply with it
Data Protection is available as both a ten minute briefing video and a sixty minute video based training course
This ten minute video sets out the legal responsibilities of organisations under the Data Protection Act have regarding the collection, use, storing, sharing and disposal of personal data.
Video briefing description
Companies and organisations now collect and store huge amounts of information about people, including employees, customers, suppliers which can include banking details and medical histories to our shopping preferences and web browsing habits. This information is known as ‘personal data’ and is protected by the Data Protection Act.
The Act sets out what organisations must do to ensure that the personal data they collect is kept safe and is used in compliance with the law.
Combining original drama around the risks to data security with interviews from UK data protection experts, this short briefing explains the main responsibilities for organisations that use personal data and sets out the penalties for non-compliance.
This video briefing will give a better understanding of:
- what we mean by ‘personal data’
- the main provisions of the Data Protection Act around the collection, use, storing, sharing and disposal of personal data
- the roles and responsibilities of data controllers and data processors
- the main risks to the security of personal data.
60 Minute Video Based Training Course
This sixty minute video based training course explains the key provisions of the Act and what organisations need to do to ensure they comply.
As we do more and more of our daily transactions online – shopping, downloading music and films, banking, or managing things like our tax or pensions – vast amounts of information about us is captured by a range of organisations, from hospitals and local councils to banks and online retailers.
This information is known as ‘personal data’ and has special protection in law.
The Data Protection Act sets out what organisations need to do to ensure that the personal data they have is kept secure and used lawfully.
Combining insightful drama around the risks to data security with contributions from UK data protection experts, this course sets out the main responsibilities for organisations that use personal data and explains what they need to do to comply with the law.
This sixty minute training course will give a better understanding of:
- the concept of personal data
- the core provisions of the Data Protection Act
- the responsibilities of data controllers and data processors
- some of the key risks to the security of personal data
- the law regarding the collection, sharing and processing of personal data
- the rules on the retention and disposal of personal data.
The experts involved in the creation of both the video briefing and the training course include
- James Mullock – Head of Data Law & Privacy, Osborne Clarke
- Rupa Patel – Group Legal Counsel, BPP Professional Education Group
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