Certificate in Data Protection Practice at The Law Society of Ireland

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The Law Society of Ireland are offering a Certificate in Data Protection Practice consisting of Online lectures on Wednesdays, with online workshops on Saturdays. Also available to view on-demand. The course starts from 06 October 2021 at 6:00 PM.

Certificate in Data Protection Practice at The Law Society of Ireland

On completion of this training programme, participants will have:

  • A comprehensive knowledge of Regulation 2016/679 (the GDPR);
  • An understanding of the data protection framework in Ireland as governed by the Data Protection Acts 1988-2018;
  • An ability to apply that knowledge to a range of data protection issues in practice and to evaluate the role of the data protection officer;
  • The skills to advise on subject access requests, legitimate processing, data retention, consent, and international data transfers;
  • The confidence to recognise when a data breach has occurred and the notification requirements;
  • The ability to analyse sanctions for non-compliance and the powers of the Data Protection Commission;
  • The skills to conduct a data privacy impact assessment and a data protection audit and to report on an organisation’s data governance and security.

The award-winning Diploma Centre at the Law Society of Ireland has provided continuing professional education and training for over 20 years.

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  1. Michael Maguire 26/08/2021 at 15:46

    Hi I am interested in attending the course / Certificate in Data Protection Practice. How long is the course? and how much does it cost? Is there any government financial support via skillsnet Ireland for example?

  2. Elizabeth Ann Turner 04/01/2024 at 15:04

    Dear Sirs

    I would appreciate if you could send to me via email any information, to include a note of fees, on the following course:
    Certificate in Data Protection Practice at The Law Society of Ireland

    Kind Regards

    Elizabeth A Turner

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