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M23031 - A practical approach to GDPR for businesses (Online)

  • 14 Apr 2023
  • 09:15 - 12:30
  • Online Webinar


Registration Time: 09:00
Sessions Time: 09:15 - 12:30  including a 15-minute break
Speaker: Mr David Cauchi
Venue:   Online Webinar
Participation Fees (The Institute is now accepting payments via Paypal)
MIA Members: €40.00
Non-MIA Members: €75.00
Retired Members: €20.00
Students: €30.00

*Group bookings for 3 or more participants available.


With nearly 5 years post implementation, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) remains one of the main challenges faced by businesses in today's digital and data-oriented environment. Whether a small retail outlet with online presence or a larger organization, the use of personal data concerning your customers or even employees is common in your daily business activities and relationships, thus requiring your efforts to ensure conformity with the GDPR. 

Objectives of this session

This session aims to provide the audience a practical understanding of the main concepts in data protection laws as well as the necessary steps to enhance your level of compliance and minimize the GDPR-related risks. 

Specific topics to be covered during the session

  • Why GDPR and privacy
  • What is personal data
  • Main roles and stakeholders
  • Lawful processing and Consent
  • Principles of information handling
  • Transparency and privacy notices
  • Data Subjects' rights
  • Accountability, and Record-Keeping
  • Internal Policies and Procedures
  • Onboarding Service Providers
  • Data Transfers
  • DPIA and other privacy assessments
  • Retention of data
  • Security and Privacy by Design
  • Dealing with Data Breaches and Claims
  • Appointment of DPO
  • Identifying and prioritizing your risks
  • Towards Privacy Excellence (culture, training, audit and control)

Why is the session of relevance to our members?

This session is relevant to business and organizations handling personal data.  

Target Audience

This session is intended for persons with Decision-Making or Advisory Roles within organizations, including Top Management, Business Entrepreneurs, Legal, Compliance and Risk Managers, Data Protection Officers and other employees responsible for the handling of privacy matters within organizations.

Speaker's Profile

David Cauchi is a seasoned data protection practitioner with over 19 years of experience in the field. He started his career in the data protection field when he joined the Information and Data Protection Commissioner after graduating in Management in 2003.
Throughout these years he developed a passion and also expertise in the field, particularly in handling casework, investigations and audits, international and cross-border matters, providing guidance and raising awareness on data protection to the various sectors, including banking and financial services, online gaming, employment, law enforcement and regulatory bodies, NGOs, and also the public at large.
David was also actively involved in EU fora, in particular the Coordinated Supervision of EU large-scale information systems, having also served as Chair of the Schengen Supervision Coordination Group.
He moved to the private sector in 2020, where he leads the privacy function for an online gaming corporate. David is also a Certified Practitioner and Privacy Manager, having obtained the relevant qualifications from PDP Training and IAPP respectively. 


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