How Does the GDPR Affect Businesses?

The introduction of new legislation, guidelines, regulations and rules can be a nightmare for business – but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, at EA Learning, we’re excited to help show you how some legislation can help you create better business relationships and practices. The GDPR is one such piece of legislation, and we believe it can help you do business better. Keep reading to learn how does the GDPR affect businesses.

 

How Will GDPR Affect Businesses?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect in May of 2018, so chances are you will have seen some of its impacts already. In a climate where personal data is often collected without a user’s knowledge, the GDPR employs seven key principles to create a system with more trust, more transparency, and more power for users to know when and how their data is collected, as well as what it’s being used for. Find out more on why the GDPR is important for Australian businesses.

 

What Does GDPR Mean for My Business?

The seven GDPR principles are:

This provides a great opportunity for your business to centre the needs, concerns and rights of the customer. Creating a trusting relationship between yourself and the users who interact with your website will translate down the line to a trusting relationship across all your interactions. 

 

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Taking action on this legislation means you’re set up to do business globally. Learning about GDPR and complying with its requirements can be achieved through short courses that will upskill you and your staff, empowering people across the business to do the right thing. 

By learning the broad requirements and the specific tasks your business will need to undertake, you can complete a 1-hour or a 3-hour course, where we’ll support your learning with expert knowledge. To get started, have a look at our GDPR course pages:

 

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This GDPR Awareness course is made up of 13 modules. The course can be accessed online, giving you the opportunity to study at your own pace, and in a preferred location. It has been specifically built to be viewed on multiple devices. Features include interactive videos, 24/7 tutor support and quizzes to help you test your knowledge. All the latest guidance has been included, including the recent publications from the Article 29 Working Party and the UK’s ICO.

Each Lesson concludes with a brief knowledge check. Questions are a combination of true or false, complete the sentence, and the occasional scenario. Feedback is given with each answer to help the learner work through the topics.

Although there is no official examination or assessment, a certificate of completion is awarded upon successfully finishing the course.

This GDPR Awareness course is made up of 13 modules. The course can be accessed online, giving you the opportunity to study at your own pace, and in a preferred location. It has been specifically built to be viewed on multiple devices. Features include interactive videos, 24/7 tutor support and quizzes to help you test your knowledge. All the latest guidance has been included, including the recent publications from the Article 29 Working Party and the UK’s ICO.

Each Lesson concludes with a brief knowledge check. Questions are a combination of true or false, complete the sentence, and the occasional scenario. Feedback is given with each answer to help the learner work through the topics.

Although there is no official examination or assessment, a certificate of completion is awarded upon successfully finishing the course.

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