Public and private entities must adhere to strict procedures for protecting the data they collect and process. Our EU Data Privacy Essentials course provides guidelines for employees who must comply with the EU Directive and applicable national laws.
Mount Kisco, NY (PRWEB) July 23, 2012
WeComply, Inc., a leader in web-based ethics and compliance training for corporate employees, has announced a new course entitled "EU Data Privacy Essentials." This 40-minute course explains the EU's approach to data privacy and provides guidelines for complying with the EU Data Privacy Directive and applicable national laws of EU Member States.
The course presents an overview of personal data privacy in the EU and emphasizes the importance of an organization-wide commitment to compliance with applicable data-privacy laws. Topics covered in the course include basic EU data privacy principles, the Directive, the legal bases for the collection, storage and use of personal data, and the processing of personal data. The course also covers notice requirements, access by data subjects, handling sensitive data, handling complaints, other rights and duties, and compliance guidelines.
“Under EU law, individuals have the right to expect that the personal data they provide will not be misused or passed on to entities other than those with which they’ve chosen to be involved," said Mike Pallatta, WeComply CEO. “Public and private entities must adhere to strict procedures for protecting the data they collect and process. Our EU Data Privacy Essentials course provides guidelines for employees who must comply with the EU Directive and applicable national laws.”
For more information on WeComply’s EU Data Privacy course, please visit http://www.wecomply.com/ethics-training/970667-eu-data-privacy-essentials-compliance-training-courses-classes.
WeComply is a leading provider of customizable online compliance training solutions, offering more than 80 courses on such topics as anti-corruption, antitrust, Code of Conduct, data privacy and security, discrimination and harassment, insider trading and whistleblowing. For more information, visit http://www.wecomply.com.