Knowledge Accelerators
The ABC's of GDPR: Protecting Privacy in an Online World
Knowledge Accelerators

The ABC's of GDPR: Protecting Privacy in an Online World

Taught in English


Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Keith Gibson

Instructor: Keith Gibson


(16 reviews)

Beginner level

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2 hours to complete
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Learners will learn roles, compliance standards, data subject rights, and responsibilities of organizations with respect to GDPR.

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Welcome! This course is aimed at business professionals, web designers, and other interested professionals who collect, process, use, or otherwise encounter personal data subject to the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation. By the end of this course, learners will be familiar with roles involved in assuring compliance with GDPR standards, the rights of GDPR data subjects, responsibilities of organizations regarding GDPR and the consequences for failure to comply with the law.

What's included

7 videos2 readings6 quizzes1 assignment4 discussion prompts


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