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Data Protection Training

IAPP – Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) Training

Developed in collaboration with the law firms, Bird and Bird, Field Fisher, Wilson/Sonsini and Covington and Burling, the CIPP/E encompasses pan-European and national data protection laws, key privacy terminology and practical concepts concerning the protection of personal data and trans-border data flows.

Achieving a CIPP/E credential demonstrates understanding of a principles-based framework and knowledge base in information privacy within the European context, including critical topics like the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield and GDPR (including Mandatory DPOs).

The course fee includes
  • Two full days of training (9.30 am – 5:30 pm) from Synonical Consulting IAPP Certified CIPP/E trainers

  • Small class size (limited to 15 delegates)

  • Lunch & Refreshments

  • Comprehensive course notes / participant guide

  • CIPP/E textbook (in hard copy and in soft copy format via the IAPP portal)

  • A certificate of attendance

  • One year’s membership of IAPP including online access to services via your dedicated “MyIAPP” account

  • CIPP/E Certification initial exam voucher

  • Sample exam questions

2 What You Will Learn

Data Protection Training

Module 1: Data Protection Laws – Introduces key European data protection laws and regulatory bodies, describing the evolution toward a harmonised legislative framework.

Module 2: Personal data – Defines and differentiates between types of data as defined by the GDPR, including personal, anonymous, pseudonymous and special categories.

Module 3: Controllers and processors – Describes the roles and relationships of controllers and processors as defined by the GDPR.

Module 4: Processing personal data – Defines data processing and GDPR processing principles, explains the application of the GDPR and outlines the legal grounds for processing personal data.

Module 5: Data subject rights – Describes data subject rights, applications of rights, and controller and processor obligations as set out in the GDPR.

Module 6: Information provision obligations – Explains controller obligations for providing information about data processing activities to data subjects and supervisory authorities as set out in the GDPR.

Module 7: Cross-border data transfers – Outlines options and obligations under the GDPR for transferring data outside the European Economic Area, including adequacy decisions and appropriate safeguards and derogations.

Module 8: Compliance considerations – Discusses the applications of European data protection laws, legal bases and compliance requirements for processing personal data in practice, including employers processing employee data, surveillance, direct marketing, and internet technology and communications.

Module 9: Security of processing – Discusses considerations and duties of controllers and processors for ensuring security of personal data and GDPR  specifications for providing notification of data breaches.

Module 10: Accountability – Investigates accountability requirements, including data protection management systems, data protection impact  assessments, data protection policies and the role of the data protection officer.

Module 11: Supervision and enforcement – Describes the role, powers and procedures of supervisory authorities; the composition and tasks of the European Data  Protection Board; the role of the European Data Protection Supervisor; and remedies, liabilities and penalties for noncompliance as set out in the GDPR.



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