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DATA, INFORMATION & GUIDANCE DATA, INFORMATION & GUIDANCE

 

 

 

DATA PROTECTION

A series of three, one hour sessions covering various aspects of data protection.  Staff may sign up for any of these sessions, but participants who have had no prior training are required to first complete either the CSED course ‘Data Protection: An Introduction’ (see below) or the online data protection training module: https://infregs-training.uea.ac.uk/dpa   

 
 
 

DATA PROTECTION: AN INTRODUCTION

Date and time: Friday 3 November 2017, 9.30-10.30am

Venue: Enterprise Centre, CSED Training Room, 1.01

Facilitator: Ellen Paterson, LIB

How to book: t.york@uea.ac.uk or book online

This is an essential course for all staff who handle personal data. It offers an alternative to the online training module (https://infregs-training.uea.ac.uk/dpa) and is ideal for anyone who needs to know the basics of data protection and prefers to learn in an informal group.

The course introduces the key concepts and principles of data protection, giving an overview of the legal rights and responsibilities staff need when working with personal data. The course includes a group exercise and opportunities for discussion.

Course Objectives:

  • A basic understanding of the overall rights and obligations imposed by the legislation
  • An appreciation of UEA’s legal obligations
  • An awareness of the rights of individuals
  • To encourage reflection on the implications of the legislation for staff.
 
 

SHARING PERSONAL DATA: HOW TO DO IT RIGHT

Date and time: Friday 3 November 2017, 10.45-11.45am

Venue: Enterprise Centre, CSED Training Room, 1.01

Facilitator: Ellen Paterson, LIB

How to book: t.york@uea.ac.uk or book online

Other information: Before attending this course, participants without prior training are required to complete either the CSED course ‘Data Protection: an introduction’ or the online data protection training module (https://infregs-training.uea.ac.uk/dpa).


Staff are often asked to share personal data they have access to through their roles. Requests may come from colleagues, students or external bodies. Staff may also wish to share data with others, for a range of reasons. This course helps staff to ensure proposed data sharing complies with the university’s legal obligations, and to understand when personal data must not be shared.

Course Objectives:

  • A review of different types of personal data sharing scenarios
  • An appreciation of UEA’s legal position and obligations
  • Advice on obtaining consent for data sharing, when necessary 
  • An awareness of data sharing agreements and when they should be used
  • Practical advice on handling data sharing requests.
 
 
 

PROTECTING PERSONAL DATA

Date and time: Friday 3 November 2017, 12.00-1.00pm

Venue: Enterprise Centre, CSED Training Room, 1.01

Facilitator: Ellen Paterson, LIB

How to book: t.york@uea.ac.uk or book online

Other information: Before attending this course, participants without prior training are required to complete either the CSED course ‘Data protection- an introduction’ or the online data protection training module (https://infregs-training.uea.ac.uk/dpa).

From email to paper records, most of us work with personal data on a daily basis. This information is valuable and protected by law, but how can we ensure it is kept safe, and what happens if it is lost or stolen?  This course looks at our legal obligations to safeguard information, and explores the situations which place personal data at risk. Attendees learn about common data security problems and how to protect information throughout its lifecycle.

Course Objectives:

  • Overview of why data security matters and UEA’s legal position
  • Review of the potential consequences of data loss, using real-life examples of data breaches
  • Consideration of current working practices and common data security risks
  • Practical advice on how data security can be improved, and associated risk reduced.
 
 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION REGULATIONS: AN INTRODUCTION 

Date and time: Tuesday 14 November 2017, 9.30am-12.30pm

Venue: Enterprise Centre, CSED Training Room, 1.01

Facilitator: Dave Palmer, LIB

How to book: t.york@uea.ac.uk or book online


The course is primarily for non-academic staff and introduces the obligations and rights imposed by the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Environmental Information Regulations (EIR), with an emphasis on the basics of the legislation and potential impact on work practices. The course gives attendees an awareness of the importance of handling a request for information promptly and properly and offers:

  • A basic understanding of the rights and obligations imposed by the Act and Regulations
  • An appreciation of the obligations regarding the handling of requests made under the Act and Regulations
  • Reflection on the implications of the legislation for staff.
 
 

COPYRIGHT: AN INTRODUCTION

Date and time: Monday 20 November 2017, 9.30am-12.30pm

Venue: Enterprise Centre, CSED Training Room, 1.01

Facilitator: Dave Palmer, LIB

How to book: t.york@uea.ac.uk or book online


This course is for non-academic staff and introduces the basics of copyright law in general and UEA licences allowing use of copyrighted material. Emphasis is placed on awareness of the legal use of material in copyright and the session touches on the UEA policy regarding copyright generated by UEA staff.  

Course Objectives:

  • Awareness of the basics of copyright law
  • Awareness of UEA licenses relating to copyright material 
  • Knowledge of what can and cannot be done under law and licenses
  • To encourage reflection on the implications of copyright law for staff.