Course for DPO/Leads Oct 2023 WhatsApp Group - Join Group

Verification of Student Profile

Please fill out this form before the first session - Link to form

Academy Documents

Please access the Students' Policies & Forms through this link. The following documents are all available in the link - Student Handbook, Student Code of Conduct,  Students' Privacy Notice, Deferral, Suspension, and Cancellation Policy, Assignment Extension Policy, Re-Sit Policy, Complaints Procedure Policy, Equality Policy and Student Disciplinary Policy.

Some of the documents are not applicable for this study programme since it does not include an assessment method.

Online Sessions Link

To connect to the online sessions of this study programme please click on this link. You will be asked to register your attendance if you are not already signed in into your Zoom account. You will also be asked for the password which is below.

Meeting ID: 815 2427 4295
Passcode: 197070

Make sure that you show with your name & surname as you have been registered for the study programme. This is very important for attendance purposes.

Lecture Schedule & Notes

Lecture notes will be available during the week following the respective lecture. Schedule dates are indicative and may change. All changes, if any, may be communicated via WhatsApp, email, or telephone calls.

LectureDateTimePresentationNotes (If Any)Session Recording
Session 0124 October 202309:00 to 13:00hrsPresentation 01Request
Session 0226 October 202309:00 to 13:00hrsPresentation 02Request
Session 0331 October 202309:00 to 13:00hrsPresentation 03Request
Session 042 November 202309:00 to 13:00hrsPresentation 04Request
Session 057 November 202309:00 to 13:00hrsPresentation 05Request

Lecture 1 - Dr Paul Gonzi/Dr. Mattea Pullicino

Date: Tuesday 24 October 2023
Background on GDPR
The role of the DPO – what it involves.
What constitutes personal data.
The 6 data protection principles – applying them and showing compliance.

Lecture 2 - Dr Warren Ciantar

Date: Thursday 26 October 2023
Rights of Data Subjects
Giving and withdrawing consent
How to handle subject access requests
GDPR in the employment context

Lecture 3 - Dr Alexia Valenzia

Date: Tuesday 31 October 2023
The role of the controller
The role of the processor
The relationship between the controller and the processor
Transferring personal data outside the EU and the mechanisms for compliance.

Lecture 4 - Camilleri Preziosi - Dr Veronica Campbell

Date: Thursday 2 November 2023
Legal requirements of a Data Protection Impact Assessment
How to conduct a Data Protection Impact Assessment
Policies and Procedures – putting things in place / updating

Lecture 5 - Dr Paul Gonzi/Dr. Mattea Pullicino

Date: Tuesday 7 November 2023
Dealing with IT and Security
Data security Failures
Recording and Reporting breaches
The costs and implications of getting GDPR wrong​


Requesting a link to a recorded session

We will be recording each session and the recording will only be made available upon request to any participant missing the session. The recording will not be downloadable, and the link will expire within 24 hours of it being sent. Request the link to the recorded session by clicking in the respective link in the study programme's timetable above and send the email request..