The Fundamentals of Data Protection Workshop

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Date(s) - 20/02/2018
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Citywest Hotel

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Since the enactment of the Data Protection Act 1988, and with the GDPR coming into force in May of this year, the legal obligations and requirements for retailers and others to safeguard personal data have grown enormously. Responsibility covers all functions associated with personal data gathering, storing, accessing, safeguarding and disposal in line with the rules of data protection legislation. Failure to comply can lead to heavy fines.

In collaboration with HAI, Cathleen Hartnett from QA Services will deliver a half-day workshop covering the GDPR and how hardware businesses can prepare for it.

Date: Tuesday 20th February 2018.

Location: Citywest Hotel, Saggart, Co. Dublin

Time: 9am – 12pm

Cost per Attendee: HAI Member – €30, Non-Member – €40

Attendance Limit: 30

Key workshop topics

  • The current legal framework.
  • The Irish Data Protection Act 2018.
  • GDPR as applicable from 25 May 2018.
  • Preparatory steps for the GDPR.
  • Responsibilities of controllers and processors.
  • Obligations on controllers and processors.
  • Responsibilities of the retailer as a Data Controller.
  • Practical examples and next steps.

Benefits for Participants

  • High-level overview of data protection legislation.
  • Get a clear understanding of your obligations.
  • Enhanced quality and reputation.
  • Increased level of compliance.
  • Preparation for compliance with new legislation.
  • Opportunity to network and share experience/learning with peers.

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