Data Protection 101


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Failure to protect data can have consequences for you, your family, your employer and your customers.

Data Protection 101 is for anyone looking for a clear, easy to understand, introduction to what you must do, under GDPR and The Data Protection Act 2018, to keep data secure. It is part of Mind Tools' Compliance Suite, designed to help you do the right thing, every time.

By completing Data Protection 101 you will be able to:

  • Identify common data security mistakes.
  • Articulate the consequences of failing to protect data.
  • Describe the seven principles of data protection and put them into practice.
  • Practice doing the right thing to maintain individuals right.

This course takes up to an hour to complete and can be accessed on all devices. Our 8 quality-assured and legally reviewed compliance courses are designed for UK regions only.