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Data Protection Act 2018 Training Course

The DPA (Data Protection Act) 2018 came into effect on 25 May 2018. It incorporates the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) into UK law and replaces the DPA 1998. This course provides you with an overview of the differences between the GDPR and the DPA 2018.

Target Audience:

Those responsible for GDPR and data protection compliance.

Job titles:

Privacy managers

Data protection managers

Information security managers

IT managers zProject managers

Corporate governance managers

Risk and compliance managers

General or privacy counsels  

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Learning Objectives

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the DPA 2018 and covers the similarities and differences between the DPA 2018 and the GDPR.


You must have as a minimum, the GPDR Foundation knowledge either covered in our GDPR Foundation?training course or delivered by another provider.

Course Content

The course will cover:
Understand the differences between the DPA 1998, the GDPR and the DPA 2018.
Know when and how to process special categories of personal data relating to criminal convictions or offences.
Understand the obligations placed on data controllers and processors in relation to law enforcement and intelligence.
Describe the rights that a data subject has in relation to their personal data.
Explain how personal data can be transferred securely to a third country.
List the functions and roles of the Information Commissioner.
Describe the rights and obligations of the Information Commissioner.

Exams & Certification

There is no exam included in this course.


There is no recommended reading for this course.

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