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Getting Ready for GDPR

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20 million reasons you need to know about GDPR

By May 2018 all businesses and organisations will face fines of up to €20 million if they are not compliant with the General Data Protection Regulations – GDPR.

This course is designed to help you understand:

  • the key changes to data protection law,
  • how those changes may affect your organisation, and
  • how to create a plan to help your organisation meet GDPR compliance in time


Current data protection law was designed in the early nineteen nineties. Advances in technology such as the invention of the internet, mobile devices, and social media to name a few mean that the Data Protection Act 1998 is no longer fit for purpose. Consequently, Europe has introduced new legislation aimed at protecting personal data in the world we’re living in today, known as the General Data Protection Regulations or GDPR.

On this one day course you will learn:

  • Why your organisation needs to pay attention to data protection
  • Background to the GDPR
  • How GDPR will affect your organisation
  • Data protection obligations on organisations under the 1998 Act and how these change under GDPR
  • The Brexit effect on GDPR
  • Nine key changes brought in by GDPR
  • Mandatory Data Protection Officers – when do you need one?
  • Changes in territorial scope
  • The complexities of making international transfers of data
  • New responsibilities for data processors
  • New penalties and auditing powers of the ICO
  • Privacy by design
  • Risks and consequences of a data breach in your organisation
  • Create a plan to meet GDPR compliance in your organisation


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Orlagh Kelly is a barrister, entrepreneur, data protection specialist and the lead trainer for data protection training with AKU Training.

Named as one of the top barristers in Northern Ireland in 2013, Orlagh represented clients in more than 2000 cases in her twelve years at the Bar and was featured in BBC Documentary ‘Barristers’ a ground-breaking documentary giving a behind the scenes look at the job of a barrister.

While in practice Ms Kelly developed and launched a cloud-based practice management system for barristers, Briefed, as a solution to the lack of business systems available to self-employed barristers. Featured in Forbes.com, Briefed is now used by barristers around the world. Orlagh is also the founder and CEO of the only data protection training and consultancy agency in Northern Ireland. Fusing her legal background, cyber expertise and training experience, Orlagh works with companies throughout the UK to help them become fully data protection compliant.

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Mount Business Centre

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Belfast

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United Kingdom

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