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Data Retention Policy Compliance

  • 5 CPD Hours Apex Building, Blackthorn Road Sandyford Business District D18 (map)

This one day CPD course will provide practical guidance regarding the application of GDPR in creating a data retention policy for your organisation. The course will explore how to utilise data governance, and how to understand the principles of GDPR when relating to personal data. Attendees will learn how to manage data subject rights, how to improve internal engagement within your organisation when it comes to data compliance, and how to correctly process data for historical or statistical purposes.

All attendees will gain hugely practical insights, will have an opportunity to engage in a Q&A to address issues relating to their organisation specifically, and will also receive a full course pack to refer back to during and after the course. All attendees will also gain 5 structured CPD hours.

Course Content

  • The aims and objectives of the policy 

  • The legal bases for processing data 

  • Managing data subject rights in relation to their data retention

  • Data Governance – Data Management Book of Knowledge 

    • Data Dictionaries and Business Glossaries 

    • Data Storage and Operations– email accounts, paper files, BYOD etc.

    • Content Management (including expiry)

    • Centralisation and De-centralisation 

  • Internal engagement

  • Maximising your time: alignment with Art. 30 required Register of Processing Activities

  • Processing for historical, statistical or scientific purposes

Who should attend?

This course is ideally suited to anyone currently fulfilling a Data Protection Officer role within an organisation and those responsible for ensuring that their organisation is compliant with data protection law.


On completion of this one-day training course, you will receive your CMG MasterClass Certificate as well as your CPD Certificate containing 5 Structured CPD Hours. Please note certificates are issued at the close of the training course to participants who complete the full five hours.


This training course costs €395 EARLY-BIRD (Normal rate €495). The price includes course documentation and training pack, teas and coffee, snacks, biscuits, fruit on arrival. Lunch is a light fare containing freshly cut sandwiches, wraps, a selection of teas and coffee. Alternatively, you can avail of the local food stores and coffee shops within a one-minute radius of the training centre for hot food or alternative lunch options.

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Later Event: July 18
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