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Data protection: Making sure you’ve got it right


  • Paul Ticher, independent consultant

Good data protection compliance is not just a legal obligation; it also demonstrates that an organisation takes a responsible attitude to the information it holds about people.

Most voluntary organisations are aware of how their responsibilities changed on 25 May 2018 under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and have taken steps to comply. At the same time, changes in the way fundraising and direct marketing are regulated mean that all charities have had to review their current practice.

In reference to ACF's GDPR briefing paper for foundations, this seminar will:

  • ensure that all participants are confident about the basics of data protection
  • explore the protection between data protection and confidentiality 
  • explain fully the changes that GDPR introduced and how the new requirements might be met
  • explore key aspects of information security
  • explore the options available to charities in their fundraising and direct marketing activities
  • enable participants to draw up an action plan

Will interest:

The course does not require any prior knowledge of data protection. It is most appropriate for people who have some responsibility for data protection, either at the organisational level (especially if they have been designated the organisation’s data protection lead) or as a team. Communications officers, database managers and people with a compliance role should find it particularly useful.

Reasons to attend:

  • If you don't understand your organisation's obligations regarding the information you hold, the result could be enforcement action. This seminar will help you take the right steps to enable compliance. 
  • The session will despel and rumour about GDPR as the materials are rooted in a thorough understanding of the text of GDPR itself and what it means.

Contact| 0207 255 4499


Cost to members: £140

Cost to non-members: £300

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