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GDPR awareness training

Stay compliant with the most current data legislation with our fully managed training service. Focus Group is a market-leading provider of GDPR awareness training, here to educate your employees, keep your customer safe and reduce the risk of an eye-watering fine for breaching guidelines.

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What is GDPR awareness training?

Training your employees on the most the current GDPR legislation, in line with both UK and EU data regulations, keeps your business compliant and reduces the risk of an internal data breach. Following the UK’s exit from the EU, the UK’s implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now known as UK GDPR. Our industry-leading online GDPR awareness course covers all the key data protection principles and will ensure your team has a comprehensive understanding of both UK and EU GDPR. Most importantly, it’ll provide your business with evidence of training records should you be impacted by a data breach.

What are the key features of GDPR awareness training?

Fully managed GDPR awareness training

GDPR awareness training is a fully managed service. Our cyber team will set up the online training and it will be delivered to your timescales, meaning your employees can undertake the video-based training at a time which suits your business operations.

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Easy to understand E-learning

Our engaging, professional and informative course is accessed online, available in multiple languages and easy to understand. Your employees will be prompted to complete the course via email and we’ll then report back key evidence on the levels of participation and most importantly, confirm understanding of GDPR.

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Comprehensive reporting

We’ll provide your business with full reports of the training status of each of your employees, proving that your workforce has been fully trained in GDPR legislation. Anyone who is yet to complete the course will be sent automatic reminders and each participant will complete a quiz to confirm their understanding of GDPR. The managed service is fully customisable to suit your business.

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Benefits of using GDPR awareness training

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Increased awareness of GDPR

Human error is a major contributing factor in data protection The GDPR awareness course will provide your employees with a good overview of GDPR and its requirements plus educate on the common errors made and how to avoid compromising sensitive or personal data in the workplace.

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Compliance documentation

Our GDPR awareness training programme will provide your business with the documentation needed to display the important steps you’ve taken towards GDPR compliance. Should a breach occur, you can illustrate you’ve taken the right action to avoid such a situation and this will support your case in any subsequent investigation.

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Customer trust

Your reputation is at risk if data is compromised so it’s critical you reassure customers your business goes above and beyond to protect their personal data.

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Frequently asked questions

The seven principles of GDPR form the foundation of both the UK and EU versions of the data protection laws. These principles are:

  1. Lawfulness, fairness and transparency: all data must be collected and stored lawfully, fairly and transparently.
  2. Purpose limitation: your business is only permitted to collect data for specific, explicit and legitimate purposes which have been made clear to the data subject.
  3. Data minimisation: you are only allowed to collect the amount of data necessary to fulfilling its purpose.
  4. Accuracy: your organisation must endeavour to collect accurate data and keep it up to date.
  5. Storage limitation: this principle rules that you must not hold personal data for any longer than necessary.
  6. Integrity and confidentiality: you are responsible for the data you collect and must ensure it is not compromised.
  7. Accountability: you must be able to demonstrate compliance with the principles of GDPR.

Demonstrating compliance with the GDPR principles requires your business to have the right documentation in place and be in a position to illustrate how you process personal data in a compliant fashion.

GDPR compliance is adhering to the seven principles of GDPR – including lawfulness & fairness, purpose limitation, data minimisation, accuracy, storage limitation, integrity and confidentiality, and accountability.

A GDPR awareness course should cover all the key data protection principles and ensure your team has a comprehensive understanding of both UK and EU GDPR. Most importantly, it should provide your business with evidence of training records should you be impacted by a data breach.

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