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    Safeguarding Personal Data in the Workplace

    Course Overview

    Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we are required to implement and continually improve protection for personal data. While we need to improve online data security, many of the risks of exposing personal data come from everyday situations. Learn how you can take some simple steps to improve data security and our compliance with the GDPR.

    In this module, you will learn about privacy and safeguarding clients' personal information.

    Learning Objectives

    • Familiarise yourself with the Company's Privacy Policy
    • Be aware of what type of client information must be protected
    • Understand how to safeguard clients' personal information
    • Be able to recognise a potential privacy breach



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    Course contents

    • Introduction
    • Terrible Tuesday
    • Terrible Tuesday
    • Privacy policy
    • An increasing problem
    • A risky email
    • Examples of non-public personal information
    • A careless phone call
    • Consequences for clients
    • A Problematic desktop
    • Remote-systems access
    • Summary
    • Additional risks


    Duration Approximately 30 minutes
    Audience Suitable for all staff - includes examples and interactivities designed for staff at all levels and best practice do's and don'ts for managers
    Prerequisites No previous knowledge or experience required
    Design SHARD-compliant, responsive display on all devices, accessibility on screen readers, visual design controlled via client style sheet
    Assessment Ten-question assessment
    Test-out Ability to offer optional test-out, whereby users can choose to skip the course content and complete the learning assignment simply by passing the assessment 
    iExpress Supplementary four-minute iExpress interactive video provided to create awareness and interest about the topic
    Deployment AICC and SCORM 1.2-compliant, suitable for both hosted and deployed SCORM or AICC
    Compatibility All Windows, Mac OSX, iOS, Android (Flash-free for mobile compatibility)
    Tailoring Fully customisable on Skillcast Portal CMS
    Translation Pre-translated versions not available, but all text content can be exported for translation into all languages
    Localisation Based on UK legislation, but suitable for global audiences upon the removal of UK-specific references and translation as necessary


    We offer several off-the-shelf subscription options for you to train your staff using this course and others in this library. Alternatively, you may purchase a perpetual licence to this course and tailor it completely to fit in with your business or go for something totally bespoke that we build for you ground up. Visit our pricing page for more details on all these options.

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