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Data Protection

Event Description This online learning module is for all West Sussex County Council (WSCC) staff and any volunteers or advisors working on behalf of the Council. It will summarise the importance of keeping personal data secure, as well as the data protection requirements under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA).

Good quality data and the correct use of it are vital to the success and effectiveness of our work, and in maintaining the confidence of those we serve.
Training Objectives The aim of this module is to provide you with information and guidance to ensure you are able to safely protect, store, handle, and share data in your day-to-day role, thus ensuring WSCC is compliant with GDPR and DPA. 
Learning Outcomes If you apply what you have learnt in this module you will be able to:

  • Identify personal data and special category data.
  • Recognise why adherence to data protection principles is important.
  • Recognise a data rights request and how to deal with it.
  • Explain how to keep data secure and how to report a data security breach.
  • Ensure you are sharing personal data appropriately and lawfully.
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    Course Pre-Requisites  
    Course Instructions It will be useful for you to have a head-set or earphones available so that you can listen to the videos and audio during this module.

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    Online Learning Course Category Management and Staff Training 
    Subject Areas Legislation, Law and Practice 
    Target Audience WSCC Staff 
    Course Costs
    Internal LA Cost: £0.00
    PVI/Care Provider Cost: £0.00
    Partnership Cost: £0.00
    Early Years Subscriber Cost: £0.00
    External Cost: £0.00
    Session Session Date Session Length Session Venue
    Online Learning Anytime 30 minutes At your desk