Subject Access Requests and the GDPR

Subject Access Requests and the GDPR

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Course Overview

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to come into force in May 2018 and introduces the greatest changes to data protection legislation in over 20 years.

Intended to provide an introduction or reminder to professionals about GDPR in terms of advising clients and their own obligations, this session will consider one of the rights that individuals will have under GDPR; the right to access their own personal data.

Lecturer Robert Edwards will remind viewers of DPA (or Data Protection Act) rights and compare these with GDPR rights. Consideration will also be given to the timescales, fees and grounds for refusal when dealing with Subject Access Requests (SAR).

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the reference notes and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge.

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Understand an individual’s right to access data under GDPR
  • • Be familiar with the key changes between the DPA and GDPR
  • • Know what data can be provided following a SAR

What is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for all practitioners

About Instructor - Robert Edwards

Robert Edwards has a long history of providing legal training in criminal, immigration and mental health law.

Bob, now a law lecturer, started his legal career in the armed forces in counter intelligence before his 2nd career commenced in 1996. He has lectured extensively to students studying the ILEX, LLB and for CPE and LPC qualifications, trained the Legal Services Commission and Court Service as well as the RAF police force. Bob's forces career took him across the world advising on various Immigration and Criminal Law matters. He has a natural ability to explain the complex in simple terms.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar


  • Notes
    3 Page
  • Evaluation
    1 Page


  • Quiz