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ECDPO – Understanding Data Protection by Design – 30th November & 1st December 2021 - Online Delivery

Data Protection by Design is an approach to system design which takes privacy into account throughout the whole service, product or systems design process. 

Protection of personal data should not be retrofitted or seen as an afterthought but instead be seen as integral to systems development. Before the first line of code is written, as a data controller you should ask the following question should be asked; 

  • what does the use of personal data mean for the customer?
  • what risks will the use of personal data pose to the fundamental rights of individuals?
  • are the necessary technological measures in place to safeguard processing of personal data?

Understanding Data Protection by Design & Default is a one day advanced course that analyses the concept of in greater detail. 

Delegates will learn how organisations can incorporate personal data safety, security, quality and integrity into its development practices of data systems by taking into account their responsibilities as data controllers / processors and obligations to data subjects.

Outline of topics include;

  • The case for Data Protection by Design and Data Protection by Default
  • Introducing Data Protection by Design
  • Data Protection by Design under GDPR
  • Concepts of Data Protection by Design / Default
  • Application of key Data Protection by Design concepts to real life projects
  • Role of Data Protection/Privacy Impact Assessments in ensuring the effectiveness of DPBD/DPBDF
  • Introduction to Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs)
  • Profiling, anonymization and Pseudonymisation
  • Best Practice

Takeaway: Delegates will understand how to adopt data protection by design as an integral component of product or service design.

If for any reason you need to cancel your place on the course, please ensure you are aware of our cancellation policy.

If you are not a member of this organisation and have not yet availed of our multi-society membership offer, you can still claim any available discount on this event.

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Members – book your place at this event for the special price of just €875.00  €788

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30th Nov (Tue) to 1st Dec (Wed)


Begins at 09:30 and ends at 13:00


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