Data Protection Concepts and Scope

A discussion on types of personal data and further definitions of roles assigned by the GDPR.

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Course description

Now we dive deeper into the GDPR! In this course, we’ll look at the different types of data mentioned in the GDPR, the concepts of anonymization and pseudonymization, different types of organizations, organizational powers and more.

Course syllabus

Types of personal data, anonymization and pseudonymizationDuration: 24:24

An introduction to the different types of data mentioned in the GDPR and a discussion on the concept of anonymization and pseudonymization. The definition of personal data broken down, including a four-stage test, and contrasting against PII. The definition of special category data broken down, what this means in practice and its contrast against US SPI.

Regulators, controllers, processors and data subjectsDuration: 19:45

The definitions of different types of organizations, why they matter and what their roles, rights, obligations and powers are.

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Ralph O'Brien

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Ralph is a trusted advisor on Global Privacy and Security compliance, practices and management. His experience includes strategic GDPR adoption programs, advisory services and assurance delivery in global multinational environments.

He continues to be a hands-on practitioner, combining business level consultancy with training and technical experience. With a focus upon business processes and the protection of information, and an ethos of management assurance, risk management and knowledge transfer he continues to ensure effective protection of assets appropriate to the business needs of the client.

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