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Data Protection for HR Professionals

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

Human resources departments are faced with unique challenges when it comes to managing people’s personal data, and are required to ensure proper storage and management of personally identifiable information about employees, such as bank and revenue information and sometimes special category data relating to sick leave and disabilities. Managing this information has become increasingly more difficult in the age of GDPR, therefore, it is imperative that those in the role are up to date on their legal responsibilities when implementing systems and strategies for file management. 

This one day CPD course is vital to anyone in a HR role who is responsible for data management. All attendees will get a chance to engage in an informative Q & A session, and will receive a highly informative course pack, and leave with 5 structured CPD Points

Course Content

  • Data Protection Principles under GDPR relating to the HR function 

  • Data Subject Access Requests & HR

  • CCTV- how you can and cannot use it to defend litigation 

  • Social media and data protection/privacy- trends and challenges 

  • Employee Vetting 

  • Data Retention and records management 

  • Dealing with a Subject Access Request 

  • Dealing with Garda requests for information under data protection acts 

  • Creating a compliant HR data protection regime 

Who Should Attend?

This course will be of benefit to HR managers, HR team members, recruiters and those tasked with the management of employee information as part of their company role. 


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.

Earlier Event: June 21
Data Breach Response Workshop
Later Event: July 9
Data Retention Policy Compliance