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If you work with other people’s data, or you’re just curious how your own personal data is protected, it’s worth knowing how it should be handled correctly.Everyone responsible for using data must follow strict rules called the 8 Data Protection principles. The act is not to be taken lightly. Breaches of data protection can result in huge monetary fines, prosecution and even prison sentences.This online data protection course is designed to help businesses and individuals comply with the essential principles of the Data Protection Act 1998.The course explains what is expected of people who handle personal data, including information on how to keep data secure, what to do if data is lost and how to handle subject access requests.Course TopicsThe course is divided into four accessible, interactive modules and includes an assessment at the end:Trailer ‘start with the why’ – use this engaging trailer for the course to drive employee engagement and interest in the subject.Introduction - background of data protection, key definitions from the Data Protection Act.The Eight Principles of Data Protection – an explanation of each of the eight principles of the Data Protection Act.Exemptions – details who is exempt from the Data Protection Act.