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What is it?

An online training to help you and your organization learn more about data protection requirements, ensuring that AFS protects the rights of stakeholders and complies with the current legal regulations.

This course covers:

  • The scope and key terms of GDPR.
  • The main data protection principles (under GDPR).
  • How this regulation impacts AFS.
  • The main actors of GDPR, their rights and obligations.
  • The data subject rights. 
  • The legal basis for processing and transferring data.
  • How can data legally be transferred internationally from an EU country to a non-EU country.
  • The 10 basic actions and tools each AFS organization should follow to address compliance with the main GDPR requirements.

We will introduce you to important definitions, the GDPR standards, and examples of how to apply them to your local organization and to the whole AFS Network.

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Who should take this course?

The AFS staff person in each AFS organization who already has or will have the role of Data Protection Responsible for the organization. We also encourage each AFS organization to also provide the training to any other staff who deals with personal data or can be a reference about GDPR/data protection to others.

What is the workload?

This course consists of 7 self-paced modules with videos, forum questions, and quizzes. It takes on average 40-60 minutes to complete each module. You will have 7 weeks to finish the course after you are enrolled.

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I’m not part of an AFS organization in Europe, should I take the course?

Yes, GDPR has a scope that goes beyond just protecting personal data of EU citizens and beyond just applying to entities based in the EU. The scope of GDPR is addressed in this training.

Cost

AFS International will cover the cost of one person per organization in 2020.
If you wish to register more than one person, the cost is $25 per person (payment via the AFS Finance Module).

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The information provided on this training does not, and is not intended to, constitute legal advice; instead, all information, content, and materials available on this training are for general informational purposes only.  Each AFS organization is responsible for its own compliance with applicable data protection laws.