Short course – Thursday 16 May
Executive Business Centre, Room EB 602
An understanding of the principles and practices of data protection has become indispensable for professionals and businesses operating in e-commerce and the internet environment generally. The come into force of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018 has marked a shift in the way businesses process personal data of EU citizens. This short course will provide professionals with a thorough grounding and critical appreciation of the underlying principles, regulatory scope and strategic impact of the new legislation.
9:00 – 12:00 – The data protection model under the GDPR
- Defining data protection
- Subject matter, scope and definitions
- The principles of the GDPR
- The rights of the data subject
- Remedies, liability and penalties
12:00 – 13:00 – Lunch break
13:00 – 16:00 – Data protection case-studies
Seminar discussion of 4 case studies (group work):
- Consent for data processing in online transactions
- Profiling and behavioural targeting
- Data security breach
- Data protection by design
16:00 – 17:00 – Tea break
17:00 – 18:00 – Wrap-up and conclusion
Maurizio Borghi is Professor of Law at Bournemouth University and the Director of CIPPM / Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence for European Intellectual Property and Information Rights.
Emile Douilhet is a final-year PhD researcher at Bournemouth University, specializing in EU data protection law.
Venue and accommodation
The Executive Business Centre is located in Bournemouth, at 5 minutes walk from the train and bus station. When leaving the station, head to “Town Centre” and “Seafront”. You will see the building on your right (directions here).
If you arrive by car, please ask the organizers to book a parking space for you at the Executive Business Centre. However, please note that parking space is limited.
The lovely seaside resort of Bournemouth offers a broad variety of accommodation. The following are in close range from the Executive Business Centre:
How to apply
The course is free to attend but spaces are limited and registration is required. Please apply via Eventbrite by clicking here:
Download the programme here.