Did you know? The GDPR introduced greater fining powers for breaches of the regulations – €20million or 4% of a business’ turnover.
Staff training is a crucial requirement of the General Data Protection Regulations and the Data Protection Act 2018, as well as to protect your firm from breaching data protection law.
Our ‘Introduction to GDPR’ Academy module covers all you need to know, including:
- Data protection principles
- Lawful basis for processing data
- Processors and controllers
- Subject access requests
- Special category data
- Privacy notices and consent
- Data Protection Impact Assessments
Online risk training designed specifically for law firms
The Academy is an online training platform which has been developed specifically for law firms. Covering the essential elements around preventing risk its topics are designed to ensure that all staff receive thorough and effective training.
Don’t forget to look at our Resources tab for extra information as well as our Consultancy Services tab for information about our face to face Data Protection training.
Use our data protection templates to make sure your firm is up to date and compliant with the latest regulatory and legislative requirements. Our templates are regularly reviewed and updated as necessary when there is a change in regulation, legislation or best practice guidance. Look out for our New and Updated documents which are labelled below.[table “20” not found /]
Browse our selection of supplementary data protection resources below – we add to these regularly and have lots of new resources currently in development which will be here soon.
Subject Access Requests
Work with a Legal Eye Associate who will provide sound knowledge and a selection of practical solutions for your firm to comply with ever-changing regulatory framework. Browse our paid-for consultancy services below and get in touch if you have any questions or require more information.
File reviews are a critical part of any firms’ compliance regime.
Thorough and regular peer review of a random selection of files demonstrate that a firm’s processes and procedures are working.
Employing Legal Eye to carry out independent file reviews introduces an extra layer of objectivity and neutrality to the process and frees up time for your staff.
Our team will review files at your offices and offer constructive suggestions about potential changes that could be made to improve quality and drive efficiency at your firm.
Acting as your ‘professional friend’ we’ll not only reduce the legwork involved in this time-consuming aspect of risk and compliance but we’ll bring a fresh perspective and constructive approach to continually improving your risk and compliance systems.
Our specialist team will help you to understand your current position by carrying out a data audit and gap analysis and then assist with preparing and implementing a plan to address these issues. This could involve, for example, reviewing and updating policies and outsourcing arrangements and contracts.