An Introduction to Data Protection and its Practical Application

Central Law Training
Course summary
Length: 6 hours
Price: 475 GBP excl. VAT
Location: Bristol, London, Newcastle

Course Description

An Introduction to Data Protection and its Practical Application Training Course

An Introduction to Data Protection and its Practical Application - Foundation Training Course

This training course is aimed at legal professionals with an interest in data protection. Taught at an introductory level, this course reviews with data protection laws affecting businesses in the UK and their practical application. Data protection is an issue that every company today must tackle - and this course will help you understand which information must be withheld and protected.

The course is designed to be practical and draws from common scenarios of how data protection works in business. Key principles and regulations and new EU developments will be reviewed, and how these are applied to real life situations. 

Suitability - Who should attend?

This training course is suitable for lawyers in the private practice sector. The course content is relevant to all lawyers working in-house and with local authorities on the topic of data protection.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

This course results in 6 CPD hours. 

Training Course Content

This training course will include the following modules:

  • The key principles, obligations and rights under the Data Protection Act 1998
  • The relationship with EU Law and the new EU Data Protection Regulation to be implemented in 2015.
  • The rights of Data Subjects including Access Requests
  • Information management, storage and document retention policies
  • Marketing within the 1998 Act
  • Third party processors including off-shore processors outside the EU
  • Workplace and employment rights
  • The role of the Information Commissioner and enforcement including Monetary Penalty Notices
  • Dealing with breaches of the Act
  • Practical preparation for increased safeguards after 2015


The cost of this course varies between member and non-members:

  • Package price: £198 + VAT per delegate
  • Member price: £230 + VAT per delegate
  • Non-member price: £475 + VAT per delegate

In House / Bespoke Training

Central Law Training can also deliver this course as in house training and customise the course content to meet the specific requirements of your staff.

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