Course Details and Schedule

This course provides a brief overview of the requirements of the Data Protection Act, particularly where it overlaps with information security, and will focus on the key risks for the University and individual members of staff.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • What are the essential requirements of the Data Protection Act?
  • Is personal data confidential?
  • How can I protect myself against the risk of losing personal data?
  • For how long should personal data be kept?
  • Is it ok to share personal data with other departments in the University?
Course information
Intended audience Any member of staff who handles personal data
Prior knowledge None
Resources Notes and resources will be available online
Format Presentation only
Further information See our pages on information security
Where next? There are eight sessions in the Security and Privacy Online series of one-hour courses.

Course provider: IT Learning Programme

Booking normally opens 30 days before the course begins.
Commences Dates Time Sessions Cost Location Status
2nd week Thursday 8 May 13:00-13:50 1 0.00 Lower Ground Floor, Old Road Campus - Research Building, Old Road Campus - Research Building, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LF places available Add to basket
5th week Wednesday 28 May 12:30-13:30 1 0.00 Woodstock/Tetsworth Meeting Rooms Combined, Beaver House, Beaver House, 23-38 Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford, OX1 2EP Booking opens April 28th 2014 Email me when booking opens

Can't make any of these dates? Express an interest in future dates for this course.

Frequency: Every term subject to teacher availability.