It is vital that those who collect and use personal data maintain the confidence of those who are asked to provide it. The Data Protection Act 2008 provides a means to ensure confidence is maintained. The aim of this course is to provide an overview of the benefits and legal requirements in adopting Data Protection principles in the workplace.
On completion of this Virtual College course learners will be able to:
- Explain the 8 principles of the Data Protection Act
- Describe what these principles mean to you in your role
- Explain what subject access requests are and how they should be dealt with
This course covers the following subject areas:
- Welcome and Learning Objectives
- Access Rights and Requests
The content of this Virtual College course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.
Approximately 2 - 3 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like, and there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course.
The aim of this course is to provide an overview of the benefits and legal requirements in adopting Data Protection principles in the workplace.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.