Data Sharing in the Public Sector

This one day course will teach you the benefits of data sharing, and the conditions under which data can be shared.

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1 day course 


Course Content

Throughout the duration of the course we will cover the following topics:

  • What are the benefits of data sharing?
  • What are the challenges of data sharing in terms of maintaining public trust, and respecting personal privacy?
  • What powers exist to share data?
  • What are the conditions under which data may be shared? What restrictions exist, and which exemptions may apply?
  • What to tell those whose personal data are shared, and what rights do they have?
  • How to write a data sharing agreement, and what should it contain
  • Appropriate technical and organisational controls to protect personal data.
  • The Information Commissioner's Data Sharing Code of Practice
  • When a Data Protection Impact Assessment is needed

What's Included:

  • 1 day course with experienced trainer
  • All course materials 
  • Lunch and refreshments (if classroom based) 
  • DPAS folder, pad and pen (if classroom based) 
  • Template documents to take away