Data protection can seem like a daunting prospect, especially for many charities and small organisations. This course aims to help you gain an understanding of what your responsibilities are under the current Data Protection Act. It also provides practical tips on how to process personal and sensitive data without breaching the Act and raises awareness of the consequences of non-compliance. The likely implications of the EU General Data Protection Regulation is also highlighted.
What will I learn?
By the end of this session you will:
- Understand the eight principles of the Data Protection Act
- Understand how it applies to the personal and sensitive data you collect, use and process
- Gain an ability to identify potential areas of concern
- Have an understanding of how to reduce the risk of a data breach
- Have an understanding of the potential impact of the future change to regulation
Kellie Peters spent 14 years working in the NHS and Civil service managing teams responsible for processing data on cancer patients and individuals with drug and alcohol addictions. Before leaving the NHS to setup Databasix UK she was the Head of Cancer Registration and lead the development and implementation of England’s Cancer Chemotherapy dataset. During her time with the NHS she has been involved in delivering Information Governance and Data Protection training courses to members of staff, both clinical and non-clinical. Since setting up Databasix UK in 2013, Kellie has used her experience to develop data protection workshops for SMEs and Charities across the Thames Valley, with the view of providing practical advice and guidance.
Benefits to you
You will leave the session with some practical tools and ideas for managing personal and sensitive data and ensuring you comply with the Data Protection Act.
Who should attend?
This course is suitable for anyone who handles personal and sensitive information, either through paper or electronic records. The Data Protection Act applies to any charity that collects, uses or holds personal or sensitive data.
Tuesday 7th November 2017
9.45am arrival for tea, coffee and networking for a 10am start. The workshop will finish by 1pm.
£60 per person for OCVA Members
£70 per person from a charitable organisation who are not OCVA members
£85 per person from a non-charitable organisation
Portway Public Car Park (OX12 9BU) is outside The Beacon. It is open 24 hours a day and chargeable Monday to Saturday (including bank holidays) from 8am until 6pm. Free on Sundays. Please note that a valid ticket must be displayed at all times during the charging period – including for the free two hours.
Disabled badge holders can park free of charge (unlimited time limit), providing they display their badge. If all disabled bays are full a standard bay may be used.
Please note that this is a public car park and can fill up quickly. However, there are plenty of other car parks within Wantage.
For alternative parking, please follow the link.
For public transport options, please see here.
Telephone: 01865 251946
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|OCVA Members pay £60.00 GBP|
|Charitable organisations who are not OCVA members pay £70.00 GBP|
|Non-charitable Rate pay £85.00 GBP|