The GDPR has been in force since May 2018 as an EU-wide set of regulations and must be applied. Companies without principal office in EU-countries, but who collect and compute personal data from EU-citizens, are required to follow the GDPR rules. Is your organization ready to embrace a more rigorous privacy regime as espoused by GDPR? Since the penalties for data protection violations have been drastically increased, violations are punishable up to $20 Million or 4% of worldwide sale, a foundational understanding of the GDPR is necessary in order to prevent serious financial damage, not to mention a potential loss of your companys reputation.GDPR is complex and everyones requirements will be different but its imperative that everyone is aware of their responsibilities. If you work with personal data from EU citizens, or have a branch office in the EU, this course is right for you. You need to be familiar with the intention and scope of the GDPR, the basic principles of data protection (Prohibition of Data Processing and Exceptions to Consent, Purpose of Data Collection,Data Collection Limits,Data Security, Transparency), the foundation of data processing (Privacy by Design, Privacy by Default) the rights of the subject (Right of Access, Right to Erasure, and more), the responsibilities of a Data Controller and Processors and what the tasks and responsibilities of a Data Protection Officer is. After completing this course, you will be able to identify which requirements of the GDPR apply to your specific handling of data and need to be observed, you will be able to take vital information back into the workplace. You will learn: Why Data Protection – What Exactly is the GDPR?The Five Basic Principles of Data ProtectionThe Foundations of Data ProcessingRights of Data SubjectsResponsibility of Data Controller or ProcessorThe Data Protection OfficerSummary