General Data Protection Regulation Course

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Date(s) - 25/10/2017
9:00 am - 12:15 pm

2nd Floor, Barlow House,



Why this course?

The introduction of the GDPR is now less than a year away and there is an enormous amount of worry and concern in the Insurance market as to how this will impact businesses and customers. 

All FCA regulated businesses will have to make changes and many have started in preparation. The aim of this half day workshop is to help firms understand the requirements, what changes they need to implement and why.

Course Objectives: at the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Give an overview of the reasons why GDPR is being introduced in May 2018 and why the law is changing
  • Understand some of the key areas and activities that will be affected by the change and how it relates to the General Insurance Industry
  • Understand some of the key areas and how their businesses will be affected
  • Understand the key requirements and consequences of falling foul of the new regulations

Topics covered during the session:

  • Background and overview of the changes
  • Appointing a Data Protection officer
  • Privacy impact assessments
  • Personal and sensitive data (including special categories)
  • Identifying your legal basis for carrying out data processing
  • A look at gaining consent and recording it
  • Individual rights including subject access requests, right to erasure, data portability
  • Privacy notices and statements
  • Notification of breaches
  • Enforcement action

Who should attend?

  • Senior Management, Directors and Approved Persons of FCA regulated firms
  • Marketing and IT
  • Those with a Compliance or Risk manager/champion role
  • Those willing to gain/increase their knowledge of the General Data Protection Regulations

This is an interactive session and will be a mix of presentation, discussion, questions and answers and action planning.

The Cost: £169 + vat per delegate and includes light refreshments (please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements)

To Book: For further details or to book a place please call the office on 0161 870 6637 or email

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