GDPR Readiness 2

GDPR Readiness: Creating a Data Privacy Plan


GDPR Readiness: Creating a Data Privacy Plan, goes over the contents of the data privacy plan, details various policy procedures that need to be written in detail, talks about privacy training, and more.


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When you work with sensitive user information, your organization and everyone within it has the responsibility to take privacy of information seriously. The rules surrounding data security are more strict than previous regulations, and now any company that divulges user information for any reason without prior consent will face harsh punitive action. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into effect in May of 2018 allows non-compliant organizations to be fined up to 4% of their annual sales or up to $31 Million CAD whichever is greater.


Learning Objectives

  • Explain what a data privacy plan will include
  • Know the important terminology and legislation regarding data privacy
  • Map the flow of data in an organization visually
  • Understand and write an information request procedure
  • Develop an internal data handling procedure
  • Understand and write a data security policy
  • Understand and write a personal data protection policy
  • Adapt your current client privacy policy
  • Develop a data breach procedure
  • Decide on training solutions for data privacy
  • Know the other necessary pieces of the data privacy plan
  • Help your organization write, implement, and review a data privacy plan


Course Outline & Major Topics

  • Overview
  • Creating a Data Privacy Plan
  • Writing a Data Privacy Plan
  • Privacy Awareness
  • Information Request Procedure
  • Data Security Policy
  • Personal Data Protection Policy
  • Client Privacy Policy
  • Data Breach Procedure
  • Training
  • Privacy Training
  • Data Processing Agreement or Data Processing Addendum (DPA)
  • Data Processing Impact Assessment (DPIA)
  • Supervising Authorities

*Receive a nationally recognized certificate for participation in this course

Who Should Take This Course?

  • Privacy Officers
  • Management & Supervisors
  • Leaders and Team Builders
  • Human Resources Professionals

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