GDPR for Small Firms - training course

This full day event is taking place in the SFA offices, 84 - 86 Lower Baggot St 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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