The IDP is the UK’s most forward thinking organisation for data professionals. We represent and support our members, promoting the highest professional standards around data protection and privacy issues.
The Institute of Data Protection (IDP) is one of the most forward thinking and advanced learning programmes available for data protection professionals. We represent and support our members, promoting the highest professional standards around data protection and privacy issues.
Concerned by GDPR? Don’t be..
The EU new GDPR law is the most significant step toward data privacy of personal data given the significant changes and privacy concerns over the past decade.
Enforceable from 25th May 2018, the GDPR harmonises data protection laws across the EU.
Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation)
A powerful global presence within the profession, IDP inspires its members towards greater success and knowledge around all things to do with data protection, privacy issues, EPR and GDPR. With centres across the world, IDP members and students have 24/7 access to a wealth of valuable resources & support.
What Is a Data Protection Officer?
One of the key elements in the process of GDPR compliance is the appointment of a Data Protection Officer (DPO). A DPO plays such a central role in the GDPR regime that it requires a thorough understanding.