Information and Data Protection Act Training

11th March, 2024
15th March, 2024

8:30 am
4:00 pm

Travellers Beach Hotel, Mombasa

Course Overview

Data protection is crucial to safeguarding sensitive information and preserving individuals’ privacy in an increasingly digital and interconnected world.

This course on Data Protection Skills offers a basic, practical understanding of the law, policy, and practice of data. The Data Protection module sets out essential knowledge relating to data protection concepts and principles, data subject rights, the implementation of data protection policies and measures, and regulatory compliance.

As data protection is becoming more and more valuable, the need for organizations to protect these data is also constantly increasing. Besides violating the fundamental rights and freedoms of persons, not complying with the data protection regulations can lead to risky situations that could harm an organization’s credibility, reputation, and financial status.

Objectives of the Course

  • To understand the key principles of data protection under DPA 2018
  • To navigate the legal framework governing data processing and compliance
  • To identify and manage data subject rights and requests

  • To develop strategies for data protection impact assessments (DPIAs)
  • To comprehend international data transfers and GDPR Alignment
  • To learn how to handle data breaches effectively

Course Content

Module 1:Six Data Protection Principles

  • Introducing Data Protection
  • Six Data Protection Principle

Module 2: DPA’s Alignment GDPR

  • What are the Penalties?
  • What can We Get an Administrative Fine for?
  • What Influences the Size of an Administrative Fine?
  • Staff Member Responsibilities
  • Personal Information
  • Sensitive Data

Module 3: Conditions for sensitive Processing

  • Judicial and Statutory Purposes
  • Safeguarding of children and individuals at risk Individual’s vital interests
  • Archiving
  • Preventing Fraud

Module 4: Safeguards for Sensitive Processing

  • Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)
  • Law Enforcement

Module 5: Individual Rights Under the DPA 2018

  • Right to Be Informed
  • Right to Be Informed: When Should Information Be Provided?
  • Best Practice Guidance: Selling/Sharing PII
  • Best Practice Guidance: Purchasing PII
  • Best Practice Guidance: Publicly Derived PII
  • Best Practice Guidance: Artificial Intelligence (AI) Right of Access

Module 6: Documenting and Logging Data

  • Documenting and Logging Data
  • What Must Be Recorded?
  • Maintaining Records
  • What is Personal Information? Who Has PII?
  • Who Processes PII?
  • Demonstrating Compliance Protecting PII

Module 8: Appointing a Data Protection Officer

  • Role of a Data Protection Officer
  • Involvement of the DPO
  • Main Responsibilities of the DPO
  • Working Environment for the DPO

Module 9: Reporting and Responding to Data Breaches

  • Overview: Incident Response Plan
  • Developing an Incident Response Plan
  • Preparation
  • Identification
  • Containment
  • Eradication

Module 10: International Data Transfers and Relevant Authorities

  • External Transfers
  • Cross Border Transfers
  • Transfer Mechanisms
  • Derogations
  • Adequacy

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Expected Training Outcomes

By the end of this course, delegates will have acquired hands-on skills in the following;

  • Data protection and privacy regulations
  • Data protection and privacy regulations
  • Importance of Data Protection
  • Collecting personal data
  • Processing personal Data
  • Individual Rights
  • The Role of a Data Protection Officer
  • Data protection vs. data privacy
  • Technical Aspects of data Privacy
  • The Legal Requirements of data Privacy
  • Behavioral Factors of data Privacy

Target Audience

  1. Data Protection Officers
  2. Data Privacy Lawyers
  3. IT Security Professionals Compliance Officers
  4. HR Managers
  5. Privacy Consultants
  6. Marketing & Sales Professionals
  7. Administrators in charge of Data

Training Methodology

  • Power Point Presentation
  • Assessments
  • Role plays
  • Case studies
  • Q & A
  • Group Discussions

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