Data protection in practice

Posted by rmt22 at Feb 18, 2019 11:20 AM |
Come along to one of our sessions to find out how we're approaching changes to data protection.

There have been significant changes to Data Protection requirements this year following the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and a new Data Protection Act 2018 which both came into force in May 2018.

Information Assurance Team is running training sessions to improve understanding about the changes. Please email to book a place.

What is this training session about?

This is an introductory course for those who may require a refresher on the fundamental concepts of data protection and also for those who are new to data protection requirements.  The course provides:

  • An understanding of the basic data protection definitions including; personal data; processing; data controller; data processor and legal basis.
  • How data protection applies to the University
  • The Data Protection Principles
  • The rights of individuals, including students and staff in respect of data held by the University
  • Data Breaches
  • How requests are handled by the University
  • The role of the Information Commissioner’s Office (ico)

When can I attend a course?

Courses are taking place on the dates below.  Each course has a maximum of 22 attendees and lasts 2 1/2 hours.

Wednesday 20 March: 2-4.30pm

Venue: David Wilson Library Second Floor SSDS Seminar Room

Wednesday 10 April: 2-4.30 pm

Venue: David Wilson Library Second Floor SSDS Seminar Room

Generally refreshments are not allow inside the library. However, the course includes a break of 20 minutes and there is a café based on the ground floor of the library.

Booked and can’t attend?

If after booking a place you are unable to attend, please inform Information Assurance Services (IAS) by emailing The place can then be offered to someone else.

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