ECDPO 1 - GDPR Fundamentals - Spring 2020 - Cork

Prepare your organisation for the changes under the new EU General Data Protection Regulation with this advanced data protection training course. Learn how to facilitate, accommodate and implement the new requirements before their enforcement in 2018.

Who should attend

This 1-day advanced course will provide participants with essential insights into the main provisions of the Regulation, as well as practical guidance on what organisations can do on the ground to remain compliant.

The course is aimed at individuals responsible for ensuring that their organisation is compliant with data protection and privacy law. This includes IT Managers or Directors, Human Resources Managers, Heads of Compliance, Operations Managers, Risk Managers, etc. The course is particularly relevant for individuals who work in organisations where large quantities of personal data are processed, such as financial institutions, government departments, charities and market research companies.

Course attendees are expected to have a basic knowledge of current data protection legal requirements under the Irish Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003. Attendees with no existing data protection knowledge may find it helpful to attend ICS’s 3-Day Data Protection Practitioner Training before attending.

What you will learn:

  • Scope of the EU General Data Protection Regulation and key definitions
  • Processing, consent, legitimate business interests
  • New obligations of the Data Controller, Joint Controller(s) and Representatives
  • Data Subjects’ Rights, DPO obligations
  • Data Profiling, Anonymization and Pseudonymisation
  • Data Breach Notification
  • Privacy by Design and Default
  • Codes of Conduct and Certification
  • International data transfers
  • Infringements and penalties
  • The role of Supervisory Authority & co-operation with other Supervisory Authorities
  • The role of the EU Data Protection Supervisory Board


By attending, you will demonstrate your level of commitment to the legal implications of data protection and privacy within your company.

Course content is highly accessible for attendees. It emphasises real-world, practical examples to reinforce key points. An interactive approach ensures every organisation’s data protection queries are addressed regarding the new regulation.

You will learn everything that needs to be done before 2018 in a single day. You can then provide business justification for changes, implement those changes and ensure compliance under the new regulation.

Also available:

  • Data Protection Practitioner Certificate – 3-Day
  • Privacy Risk Impact Assessment
  • Subject Access Requests

If you would like to complete all 3 Advanced Data Protection courses, you can purchase all three courses for a discounted price, please click here for more details.

If for any reason you need to cancel your place on the course, please ensure you are aware of our cancellation policy.

If you are not a member of this organisation and have not yet availed of our multi-society membership offer, you can still claim any available discount on this event.

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Members – book your place at this event for the special price of just €875.00  €788

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10th Mar (Tue)


Begins at 09:30 and ends at 17:00

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