Privacy and Data Protection Foundation Course

Explore the basics, evolution and fundamental aspect of privacy and data protection.
Explore the application of current data protection laws.

Who is it for?

The course is designed for those who are just trying to get a grasp of the privacy and data protection concept and wants a general background knowledge of data protection laws and regulations.

What will I learn?

Participants will gain an understanding of: the key terms in and evolution of privacy and data protection, data protection laws and regulations; individual and organizational responsibilities and; rights of data subjects.



1 day

Course Outline

Overview of privacy and data protection

Definition of key data protection terms

Principles and obligations

Actors, roles and responsibilities

Distinguishing privacy from security.

Processing sensitive personal data

Processing of data

Definition of processing, principles of processing and
legal bases for processing of data.

Legal bases of processing

Data controller and processor

Defining the roles, obligations and relationship of controllers and processors

Data protection policy and frameworks

How to develop policy and framework

Implementing framework

Policy fundamentals, awareness and training

Nigeria and global legal landscape for data protection

NDPR, GDPR, Convention 108+

Other sector-specific laws

Rights of data subjects

Describing rights of data subjects, application of rights, and derogations.

Nigeria Data Protection Regulation

Scope, application and impact

Features and innovations of NDPR

Compliance checklist and Implementation Strategy

Penalties and enforcement