Higher Education Briefing: Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation

About this Event

On 25th May the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect, which will have a significant impact upon how universities collect, hold and use data for a range of purposes including marketing, communications, academic research and data sharing.

Join Westminster Briefing on 25th April for an up-to-date brief on how the GDPR will affect universities and assess the steps your organisation should take in order to become GDPR compliant.

Key issues to be covered include:

  • Key principles of the GDPR, what is changing and how it affects HE providers
  • Guidance for universities over how to comply with the GDPR
  • Risks of non-compliance: enforcement of the GDPR
  • Requirements for documenting why information is held, how it is collected and when it will be deleted or anonymised
  • Impact of the new rules on communications, marketing, academic research & data sharing
  • The role of the Data Protection Officer
  • Reviewing current data protection practices and agreeing a strategy for GDPR compliance
  • Coordinating your compliance efforts across your organisation
  • Learning from peers: how other universities are preparing for the GDPR
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