Dealing with Subject Access Requests
Classroom: £329 +VAT per person
Since the introduction of GDPR there has been a significant increase in the number of Subject Access Requests (SARs) submitted to Data Controllers by individuals (data subjects). Getting your response to a SAR wrong can have very damaging consequences: 62% of formal complaints to the Information Commissioner are in respect of mishandled SARs. It is crucial that everyone handling the requests knows exactly how to deal with them - regardless of whether they are quick-and-easy, mischievous or serious requests.
This highly practical and interactive one-day course will take you step-by-step through the process of assessing, organising, managing and recording your response to SARs in the most effective way possible.
Attending this course will help you to implement a streamlined SAR response strategy that fully meets your obligations under GDPR, takes the stress out of potentially difficult situations and helps you avoid ICO penalties or legal action from data subjects. The course is illustrated throughout with real-world scenarios and our expert presenter will happily address any queries pertinent to your organisation.
“Peter is very clear and easy to understand. He is always open to questions and really helpful. Delighted to see him again, as I attended the Role of a Data Protection Officer course too. Thanks.”
Data Protection Officer
“Very relevant and well presented. Excellent materials, scenarios in particular. Would recommend to anyone.”
“Knowledgeable and concise, clear and informative with strong examples throughout. Would highly recommend.”
“Good practical exercises and discussion. Excellent presenter - clarified issues well.”
Director Governance & Information
This course is essential training for anyone performing the role of a Data Protection Officer or Data Protection Coordinator. It will benefit anyone with a responsibility for information or privacy as well as IT, Finance, HR, Payroll and Office Managers who need to know how to respond to SARs.
Peter is a highly qualified privacy professional with a background in law, technology and business. He has helped many organisations across the globe to successfully deliver business change within heavily regulated environments. He runs his own consultancy practice specialising in helping companies achieve data privacy compliance. He holds an LL.B and LL.M along with professional certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).