Data protection impact assessments (DPIAs) are a mandatory requirement, since the Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR, for all organisations who process and possess large amounts of personal data.

This interactive Effective Data Protection Impact Assessments virtual course provides you with the necessary skills to carry out DPIAs, to comply with the latest data protection legislation and your users’ expectations. Attend this highly practical training to answer your users’ concerns and implement efficient data protection processes in your public sector organisation.

Through practical and interactive a series of tutor-led sessions and virtual breakout rooms, understand the role of DPIAs in ensuring compliance with the latest data protection legislation and learn how to effectively use DPIA in your organisation.

By attending this Effective Data Protection Impact Assessments course, gain the skills to embed a privacy by design approach and leave the day with methods to reduce or eliminate privacy risks to your organisation.

Unlocking the Power of Virtual

Our virtual courses have been designed with you in mind. From group exercises in breakout rooms to live chat, whiteboards and interactive polls, we use a range of tools and techniques to ensure that you can connect with your trainer; network and share best practice with your peers and leave the day with the skills you need.

Our courses provide you with an interactive and engaging learning environment that can be accessed from any location, helping you to continue to connect, learn and grow.

Please note we will use Zoom to virtually deliver this course.

About the Chair: Lynn Wyeth
Lynn is the Information Governance Manager at Leicester City Council. Having previously worked as an MP and MEP’s political assistant, Lynn moved to her local council where she now oversees the Council’s Information Governance agenda including data protection, FOI, information sharing, RIPA and CCTV.

She has also helped health organisations with their information governance procedures. Lynn is the author of two books, A Practical Guide to Handling Freedom of Information Requests and Data Protection: Compliance in Practice.  Find out more here.

What previous delegates have said:
“This is a very useful course. The presentation was clear and informative. The presenter was very knowledgeable and approachable.”
Disclosure Officer, South Wales Police“Very interesting and knowledge speaker who provided practical examples of how to apply DPA/GDPR in practice.”
Development and support Service Manager, East Lancashire Hospice“The effective data impact assessments course was really engaging and interesting covering a range of topics from the legal understanding required to complete the assessments to the method thought process required to do so.”
Data Analyst, Health and Safety Executive 
09:25 - 09:30

Registration

09:30 - 10:00

Ice Breaker and Clarification of Learning Objectives

  • The Chair will discuss delegate experiences to identify personal objectives for the day and tailor the course to specific requirements
  • Breakout rooms will be used for delegates to introduce each other
10:00 - 11:00

Data Protection Impact Assessments and Data Protection Legislation

  • Understand the role of DPIAs in ensuring compliance with GDPR
  • How DPIAs can help you to develop more effective information governance strategies
  • Case studies of effective use of DPIAs
  • Ensure effective compliance with the GDPR
11:00 - 12:00

Identifying the Need for a DPIA

  • Learn how to answer screening questions to identify a proposal’s potential impact on privacy
  • Understand how project management activity can address privacy issues
  • Discuss privacy issues with key stakeholders
12:00 - 13:00

Describing Information Flows

  • Gain the confidence to explain how information will be obtained, used and retained
  • Engender an appreciation and awareness of DPIA within your organisation
  • Consult colleagues on the practical implications of using data
  • Identify potential future uses of information
13:00 - 13:45

Lunch

13:45 - 14:00

Reflection Session

  • The trainer will review the day’s learning and the next stages of the course
  • Delegates will have time to ask questions and share views with one another
14:00 - 14:45

Privacy and Related Risks

  • Record the risks to individuals, including possible intrusions on privacy where appropriate
  • Assess the corporate risks including regulatory action, reputational damage and loss of public trust
  • Conduct a compliance check against the GDPR and other relevant legislation
  • Maintain a record of the identified risks
14:45 - 15:00

Afternoon Break

15:00 - 16:00

Identifying and Evaluating Privacy Solutions

  • Develop methods to reduce or eliminate privacy risks
  • Assess the costs and benefits of each approach, looking at the impact on privacy and the effect on the project outcomes
  • Refer back to the privacy risk register until satisfied with the overall privacy impact
16:00 - 16:15

Feedback, Evaluation & Close

Lynn Wyeth

Information Governance Manager, Leicester City Council

Lynn is the Information Governance Manager at Leicester City Council. Having previously worked as an MP and MEP’s political assistant,…

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Virtual

Q: Can I make a provisional booking?

A: Unfortunately, we do not accept provisional bookings. Registrations are subject to our terms and conditions. View terms and conditions here

Q: Can I book without a purchase order number?

A: Yes. Simply email enquiries@moderngov.com after you have booked the course, with your Purchase Order Number. Please quote your order number and the course you are booked onto.

Q: Is lunch included?

A: Yes, a two-course hot buffet is served at lunch. Tea and coffee are served throughout the day.

Q: I have special dietary requirements, how can I request this?

A: Special dietary requirements can be catered for, please ensure you include this in the further information box when registering your place. If you have forgotten to add this, you can also send your requirements to enquiries@moderngov.com or call 0800 542 9440. Please let us know as soon as possible so we can ensure your needs are met.

Q: I have just registered for the course, when will I receive the joining instructions?

A: You will receive the joining instructions and reminders, 6 weeks, 2 weeks and 3 days before the course date. Please check your spam box to see whether the joining instructions were sent there, if not please call 0800 542 9440 so we can have these sent to you immediately.

Q: I can no longer attend the course, can a colleague attend in my place?

A: Substitutions may be made at any time but must be made no later than 48 hours prior to the event. Please call 0800 542 9440 or email enquiries@moderngov.com with the replacement's details.

Q: What is your cancellation policy?

A: Cancellations must be received in writing 30 working days before the date of the event and will be subject to a £195+VAT administration fee. Cancellations received after this time will be subject to the full delegate fee.