Data protection is an increasingly important aspect of any organisation’s internal governance. Despite this, it is estimated that 90% of Canadian businesses are not compliant. This non-compliance has the potential to hinder trade with Canada’s largest trading partners: the US, Europe, and Asia.

This workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of various data protection compliance obligations and suggest strategies that companies and organizations can adopt to implement a compliance program.

Topics Covered

  • Quebec data protection legislation
  • Canadian data protection legislation
  • European data protection legislation: General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Compliance best practices

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this workshop , participants should be able to:

  • Explain various data protection regimes
  • Identify possible “hot spots” for their organisation
  • Implement constructive solutions to prevent potential liability and avoid confidentiality breaches

Who Should Attend?

  • Compliance professionals
  • Any person who handles personal information and customer data

Course Fee: $595
Duration (hours): 7
Discounts: McGill alumni and current students, as well as corporate groups of 3 or more participants, benefit from a 15% discount.

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