Data Protection: Preparing for the GDPR New Ross

Date: Wednesday 14th November 2017

Duration: One day

Start & Finish Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm

Trainer: DCM Learning

Places: Limited Places available

Location: New Ross Chamber of Commerce Conference Room @ the Rising Tide Business Centre, No 35 South Street New Ross

Price:  €125 per person, if you are a member of  New Ross,Wexford, Enniscorthy, or Gorey Chamber a 10% discount applies.

To book this course please contact Anne Dwyer at   or by phone on 051 361012 Dir


Course Overview

The  EU  General  Data  Protection  Regulation  (EU GDPR)  is  new  legislation  that provides a single, data privacy law for the European Union. The EU GDPR aims to prevent  the  loss  of  personal  data  by  improving  data  security  for  all  individuals living  in  EU  member  states.  Irish  organisations  have  until  May  2018  to  comply with the new law, or potentially face fines of up to 4% of annual turnover or €20 million. This  one  day  introductory  course,  delivered  by  a  data  protection  specialist, provides  an  introduction  into  the  compliance  of  the  new  EU  Data  Protection regulations.

Who should attend this course?

The  course  is  suitable  for  all  those  who  need  a  basic  understanding  of  data protection obligations and the need to achieve compliance. All employees who are in  regular  contact  with  client  or  employee  personal  information  will  find  it  of interest  and  benefit,  including:  Customer  support  and  call  centre  staff;  Human resources  staff;  Legal  secretaries;  Health  sector  administration  staff;  Financial services  sales  and  administrators;  Accounts  personnel;  Line  managers  in  admin.,sales,  marketing  and  HR  staff;  Database  administrators  and  document management staff.

Course ContentModule 1

  • The current EU and Irish Data Protection legislation & requirements
  • The current privacy framework and how it impacts organisations
  • The drivers for the changes to the regulations
  • Privacy Shield and why Safe Harbour had to be replaced

Module 2

  • What does the GDPR cover
  • Structure of the GDPR
  • Definitions
  • Principles
  • What is consent under the GDPR
  • Subject access requests
  • Collecting personal data from data subjects
  • Collecting data from other sources
  • Other data subject rights
  • Controllers and Processors
  • Records required
  • Risk & Security
  • Breach reporting
  • Transfers of personal data
  • Supervisory authorities
  • Enforcement regime

Module 3

  • How to prepare for the GDPR changes
  • Board Support
  • Data Protection Officer
  • Governance
  • Communication
  • Information
  • Staff Education & Training
  • Privacy by Design
  • Consent

For further details and booking contact: New Ross & District Chamber

Telephone: (051) 361012 Dir;  Email: