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Data Protection Training for Charities - May 2023

25 May 2023
It is important for every charity leader to ensure their organisation is fully compliant with the latest data protection regulations. This half-day course will guide you through the key points to consider and what measures you should have in place. You will also learn how to avoid some common data protection pitfalls.


  • Vicki Bowles

    Data Protection Partner (Barrister at Law) , VWV

    Vicki has extensive experience in advising schools, charities, businesses and public authorities on data protection and freedom of information. Her knowledge of the information commissioner and information tribunal mean that she is able to advice both strategically as well as practically, and she can help with general compliance (such as policies and agreements) as well as specific questions around subject access and other individual rights. Vicki has spoken to a wide variety of audiences on data protection, including faith organisations, schools, charities and creative businesses.


Data protection compliance overview
  • What does a compliant charity look like?
  • What are the key aspects to ensuring continued compliance?
Policies and documents
  • What do you need - what documentation is required under the UK GDPR?
  • What are "nice to haves" - other documents, policies and procedures that are not specifically required, but will assist with demonstrating compliance
Contracts and data sharing
  • What types of data sharing exist?
  • What are the rules - when is a data sharing a legal requirement?
  • What is best practice when it comes to data sharing?
  • What are the risks of not having agreements in place?
Individual rights: Subject access, rectification, erasure, portability, restriction, objection
  • Pitfalls and saviours - where are the risks and how can you mitigate these?
  • What not to do - common mistakes and the consequences of these
  • What to make sure you are doing - what to put in place to make dealing with individual rights easier on the organisation
Fundraising and opting in and out
  • What are the rules?
  • What does the future look like? Are the rules likely to change?


(prices exc VAT)

Governance & Leadership charity subscriber - £119

Standard charity rate - £159

Corporate Governance & Leadership subscriber- £300

Corporate delegate- £400

For group bookings email [email protected] 


Terms & Conditions

Substitution and cancellation policy: On receipt of your booking form, your place is confirmed. Delegate substitutions are allowed. Up to and including 14 days prior to the event, a refund (less a 15% administration fee), or one complimentary transfer to another training date can be issued. Only one complimentary transfer can be issued, no refund will be issued for a cancelled transfer.  Once a transfer has been processed, refund for the original booking will not be issued. Refunds or transfers are not available less than 14 days before the event date. Confirmation of cancellations MUST be in writing and sent or faxed to Civil Society Media at 15 Prescott Place, London, SW4 6BS 020 7819 1200 (fax: 020 7819 1210).