Fundamental Principles of Data Protection

Course Cost (exc.VAT):
– £36.50 each (single license)
– £29.50 each (2 to 24 licenses)
– £24.50 each (25+ licenses)
Study Time: Approximately 60 minutes
Time Limit to Complete Course: 1-month
Unused License Expiry – 2-years

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Course Summary – “Fundamental Principles of Data Protection”:

The “Fundamental Principles of Data Protection” is an e-learning course for golf and leisure clubs.

Data Protection applies to all clubs that collect and store both customer data and information on their employees. This knowledge is extremely important to Golf Businesses, especially with the upcoming changes to Legislation. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force very soon and is the most important change in data privacy regulation for 20 years.

This course will guide you through the 8 overriding principles of data protection and includes a number of downloads that allow you to assess your current data protection practices.

Bonus Material:

– Data Protection Overview Download
– Three Self-Assessment Checklists for your club


– The Data Protection Act
– Does Data Protection Apply to My Club?
– Processing Personal Data

The Legal Stuff
– What is Personal Data?
– What is Personal Sensitive Data?
– Data Controllers and Data Processors

Data Protection Principles
– Fair & Lawful
– Specific Purpose
– Adequate
– Accuracy
– Retention
– Individual Rights
– Information Security
– Sending Data Outside EEA

Data Protection and Your Business
– Understand Your Data
– Protect Your Data
– Love Your Data

The General Data Protection Regulation – COMING MAY 2018
– New Legislation

Completing the Course:

Delegates must complete all units of the course along with self-assessed quizzes.

Continuing Professional Development:

PGA Professionals will be credited with 10 CPD points by The PGA for successful completion/participation of this course, as part of the PGA’s Member Education Programme. PGA Members also qualify for a preferential rate through enrolment via the PGA members website – click here.

Qualification Expiry:

The qualification expires 1 years from the date the delegate completes the end-of-course quiz.

Purchasing Licenses:

The course is purchased through acquiring licenses. Each license allows one delegate to undertake the course.