Data Protection Training for Principle Authority Councillors

We’ve partnered with Breakthrough Communications, to offer Data Protection training, exclusively designed for principle authority councillors.

Welcome to the team guys!

Read more to find out more information about the new, specialist courses we can offer you;

Data protection training for newly-elected principle authority councillors

This two hour interactive workshop will provide newly-elected Members with an introduction to key data protection principles and practices, from the perspective of a principle authority councillor.

The course concentrates on;

  • An exploration of personal data (and what it constitutes)
  • The principles of data protection
  • Legal bases for the processing of data, specifically concerning application for councillors.
  • Consideration of different data protection ‘worlds’ in which councillors operate
  • Separating roles and responsibilities for processing council-owned data, data w
  • Understanding the importance of using/adhering to council-provided processes.
  • Consideration of Freedom of Information and understanding which data could be subject to council FOI requests.

What’s Included;

  • A Pre-call with relevant lead officer or Monitoring Officer, to understand local context
  • Remote course, delivered on MS Teams or Zoom
  • Detailed handouts are provided for Members at the end of the session.
  • Post training, Q&A session

Data protection refresher training for principle authority councillors

In this (also two hour) interactive workshop, we will provide existing Members with a refresher of data protection, relevant to their role.

This course concentrates on;

  • Refreshing understanding of data protection of the role of a principle authority councillor.
  • We will consider the importance of making use of and adhering to council-provided systems and processes.
  • Best practice for carrying out various tasks as local councillors from a data protection perspective.
  • This session will also touch on Freedom of Information and understanding what data could be subject to council FOI requests.

What’s Included;

  • Includes a pre-call with relevant lead officer or Monitoring Officer, to understand local context
  • Remote course, delivered on MS Teams or Zoom
  • Detailed handouts are provided for Members at the end of the session.
  • Post training Q&A session.
Data Protection Training for Principle Authority Councillors video

RECENT POSTS

Data, a new Direction?

Considerable column inches have been written over “Data, a new direction”, the UKGovernment’s title of their “tweaking” of the existing UK-GDPR provisions within the 2018Data

Read More »