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Introduction to GDPR for COLPs and DPOs


Interactive module on GDPR, including case studies and knowledge checks to measure your understanding


Put your GDPR knowledge to use and gain certification by answering 10 multiple choice questions. The pass mark is 70%. Good luck!

Course Description


  • 30 min
  • Intermediate
This course gives an introductory overview of GDPR. It looks at when GDPR applies, the meanings of key terms, the rights and obligations established by GDPR, and also examines the consequences that might arise from not complying with GDPR.

Learning outcomes

In this introductory course, we’ll be looking at the following areas:

  • A broad overview of GDPR
  • The meanings of terms used in GDPR
  • When GDPR applies
  • The legal obligations imposed by GDPR
  • The rights for individuals protected by GDPR
  • The possible consequences of a data breach under GDPR

Our modules conform to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1. However, some members may require an alternative version for accessibility purposes. This is available upon request via our contact us form.

  • SRA Competence:  A2