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Data Protection Training

7th November 2017 Training: Data Protection Challenges for Charities

Training: Tuesday 7th November, 10:00 - 13:00, The Beacon, Wantage

This is the 3rd 'Data Protection Challenges for Charities' training event that Databasix has delivered through the Oxfordshire Community and Voluntary Action (OCVA).  Please find below details of what to expect:

Overview

Data protection can seem like a daunting prospect, especially for many charities and small organisations. This course aims to help you gain an understanding of what your responsibilities are under the current Data Protection Act. It also provides practical tips on how to process personal and sensitive data without breaching the Act and raises awareness of the consequences of non-compliance. The likely implications of the EU General Data Protection Regulation is also highlighted.

What will I learn?

By the end of this session you will:

  • Understand the eight principles of the Data Protection Act
  • Understand how it applies to the personal and sensitive data you collect, use and process
  • Gain an ability to identify potential areas of concern
  • Have an understanding of how to reduce the risk of a data breach
  • Have an understanding of the potential impact of the future change to regulation

Benefits to you

You will leave the session with some practical tools and ideas for managing personal and sensitive data and ensuring you comply with the Data Protection Act.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anyone who handles personal and sensitive information, either through paper or electronic records. The Data Protection Act applies to any charity that collects, uses or holds personal or sensitive data.

Date:

Tuesday 7th November 2017

Time:

9.45am arrival for tea, coffee and networking for a 10am start. The workshop will finish by 1pm.

Cost:

£60 per person for OCVA Members
£70 per person from a charitable organisation who are not OCVA members
£85 per person from a non-charitable organisation

Venue:

The Beacon
Portway
Wantage
Oxfordshire
OX12 9BX

 

Tickets can be booked online here