Everyone responsible for using data must to follow strict rules called the 8 data protection principles. The act is not to be taken lightly. Breaches of data protection can result in huge monetary fines, prosecution and even prison sentences. So if you w
The course is divided into four accessible, interactive modules and includes an assessment at the end: Trailer ‘start with the why’ – use this engaging trailer for the course to drive employee engagement and interest in the subject. Introduction - background of data protection, key definitions from the Data Protection Act. The Eight Principles of Data Protection – an explanation of each of the eight principles of the Data Protection Act. Exemptions – details who is except from the Data Protection Act.
This course is suitable for anyone who handles personal information, either through manual or computer-held records. The Data Protection Act applies to any business or individual that uses or holds personal data and there can be severe penalties if the legislation is not adhered to.