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

  • Define the material and territorial scope of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as well as fundamental GDPR concepts such as “personal data” and “processing”

  • Recognize the key responsibilities of data controllers in relation to the processing of personal data as described by the GDPR’s data protection principles

  • Identify the rights of data subjects under the GDPR

  • Define other key concepts associated with the GDPR, such as consent, data protection by design and by default, data transfers, and data protection impact assessments

Tutorial Overview

Data protection legislation is concerned with upholding the privacy rights of individuals in relation to their personal data. This tutorial provides a high-level overview of the EU’s GDPR and its significance in terms of protecting an individual’s privacy in today’s world.

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Tutorial Duration

60 minutes

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