An Introduction to Data Protection

Producer: EduCare

Duration: 5 hours.
This product is an online product and is a single-user, 1-year licence.


This programme gives an introduction to the Data Protection Act 1998. It covers who the Act applies to and it contains a guide to its overarching principles and what organisations must do to comply with them.

Programme make-up

- Modular, bite-size format provides an easy way to learn the essentials
- There is one learning module accompanied by one questionnaire and full instructions for participation
- A personalised certificate on successful completion provides evidence of learning
- There is confirmation of the correct answers to reinforce the participant’s knowledge
- Available in an online learning method

The recommended settings to run this course are:

- Minimum Internet Explorer 6/Netscape Navigator 7
- Flash enabled – Minimum V6
- Popup windows enabled
- Minimum Windows 2000 Operating System
- Authorware may also need to be installed for some courses


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Programme Content

- The introduction of the Data Protection Act 1998 and its purpose
- Who the Act covers
- The 8 main requirements of the Act
- The extra rules for those who hold sensitive information
- How to handle requests for information


This course will help you to learn and undertand the importance of the Data Protection Act 1998 and how to implement it within a business.

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