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Understanding GDPR

Gain a clear understanding of GDPR principles and how to set up GDPR-compliant processes in this comprehensive course.

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Understand GDPR

Learn about GDPR without the complex legal jargon. As you’ll work through this course, you’ll work on a variety of concepts that will be elaborated with practical examples and use cases.

Whether you are a data scientist, manager, student, or curious citizen, you may have heard about GDPR in some form.

Discover The Purpose of GDPR

Since it took effect, GDPR, or the General Data Protection Regulation, is arguably the most influential data protection law in the world. Whether you live in the EU or not, GDPR impacts how you do business and how it might influence the data protection laws and procedures wherever you are.

Learn About GDPR Principles

After completing the course, you will have a clear understanding of GDPR principles, the accountability obligations, and how your and your company can benefit by setting up GDPR-compliant processes not only for the present but also to be able to adapt to evolving technologies and regulations.
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    GDPR no fear!

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    Can I learn about GDPR without being overwhelmed? Yes, you can! In this first chapter, you will learn about the building blocks and the basics of the GDPR to get you ready to explore its principles and use cases in real life. And hopefully, you will appreciate GDPR rather than fear it.

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    Why GDPR?
    50 xp
    First ideas about GDPR
    100 xp
    Can we do anything at all with GDPR?
    50 xp
    What is GDPR?
    50 xp
    Personal data according to GDPR
    100 xp
    To process or not to process
    50 xp
    Who is responsible?
    50 xp
    With great data comes great responsibility
    100 xp
    Data breach! Now what?
    100 xp
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    GDPR concepts in a nutshell

    In this chapter, you will learn about the core concepts of GDPR- the 7 GDPR principles, legal bases for data processing, data subject rights, international data transfers, and examples of enforcement consequences for organizations.

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    Security of Data Processing

    Security in GDPR is much more than securing your company against computer viruses and malware attacks. In this chapter, we'll learn all about the organizational and technical measures required for data protection. We'll also look into the privacy-by-design approach to be resilient to evolving privacy risks.

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    GDPR, AI, and the future

    We've learned so much about data protection and GDPR. Have you ever wondered what's next? How is GDPR relevant globally, given emerging technologies and changing societies? This chapter will provide you with some answers.

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Jess Ahmet
Joe Franklin
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Shalini Kurapati

Co-founder, Clearbox AI

Shalini Kurapati is the co-founder of Clearbox AI, a synthetic data company for privacy preservation and data quality augmentation. Shalini has studied and researched the impact of technology on society and policy and specializes in transparency, privacy, and fairness issues across data life cycles and algorithms. She is a researcher, trainer, and speaker on these topics. Shalini is a Certified Informational Privacy Professional (Europe) covering data protection regulation in the EU, focusing on GDPR. In her free time, Shalini likes to explore the Piedmontese (Italy) mountains, food, and culture.
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