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17 Nov, Park Inn by Radisson, Aberdeen

Preparing for Data Protection - Aberdeen
Park Inn by Radisson, Aberdeen

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Fri, 17 Nov from
09:30 to 16:00 (BST)


Park Inn by Radisson
1 Justice Mill Lane, Aberdeen, AB11 6EQ

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply from 25 May 2018 Thank you to all who attended this event which aimed to give attendees an understanding of what the GDPR will mean in practice for RSLs.

Programme Listings

10.00 – 12.30            Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)

The Information Commissioner’s Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with the GDPR.   It has produced a wealth of helpful guidance, including a 12 step guide to preparing for GDPR.   The morning session will be facilitated by staff from the ICO, who will provide a comprehensive overview of the new requirements and the action that needs to be taken to ensure compliance.  

12.30 – 13.30            Lunch

13.30 – 16.00            Legal Perspective

After lunch, the second session will look more specifically at how the GDPR will impact on housing associations and co-operatives.   It will be facilitated by a law firm with expertise not only in Data Protection, but also of working with our sector.   This will enable delegates to gain an understanding of what the GDPR will mean in practice for RSLs.

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