GDPR for Small Firms

This full day event is taking place in the Ballsbridge hotel and is designed to give small businesses and overview of GDPR and ensure they are on the right track towards being compliant.  This course will cost €190 for SFA members and must be booked in advance.  You can book your place today, here


The details of the day are as follows


 08.30 – Registration and coffee

 09.00 – Welcome address – Nichola Harkin, Ibec

 09.05 – Overview of the GDPR – Nichola Harkin,  Ibec

  • Key definitions and scope
  • Processing of personal data
  • Risk based implementation
  • Sanctions and compensation

 09.45 – GDPR and employee data – Paul Rochford,  Ibec

  • Employer’s increased obligations under GDPR
  • Enhanced rights for employees
  • Data retention
  • Data access

 10.30 – GDPR and customer data  - Helen Quinn, SFA

  • Enhanced rights for individuals
  • Consent
  • Direct marketing

 11.00 – Coffee break

 11.20 – Data Protection Officers – Michael Kinsley

  • Do we need a DPO?
  • Role of the DPO
  • Suitability of the DPO 

 11.50 – Questions and answers

 12.20 – Data Protection Impact Assessments  – Michael Kinsley

  • When do we need to carry out an impact assessment?
  • Carrying out an impact assessment
  • Consultation with the Data  Protection Commissioner

 1.00 – Lunch

2.00 – Applying the knowledge

  • Practical exercise
  • Lessons learned
  • Sharing solutions

 2.30 – Security of data -

  • Tom Brett’s presentation

 3.00 – Preparing for GDPR – Paul Rochford,  Ibec

  • What to do between now and May 2018
  • Conducting a data protection audit
  • Further guidance

 3.45 – Questions and answers

4.00 – Close

For all queries on the event, please call the event organiser:
Quelba Lima, Tel: +353 1 605 1619

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