Data Protection


On completion of this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Define data protection and identify the key terms associated with it

  • Recognize the key responsibilities of data controllers, data processors, and data protection officers

  • List common data protection principles and the rights of data subjects

  • Define key concepts in data protection, such as data transfers, impact assessments, and the principle of data protection by design and default

Tutorial Overview

Data protection, or data privacy, is concerned with upholding the privacy rights of individuals when their personal data is processed. This tutorial provides a high-level overview of data protection and the associated legislation, describing in detail how it helps to protect individuals’ privacy.

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Tutorial Duration

70 minutes