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Future Training Events

September 2014 - July 2015


9.30-12.30  Managing Records Effectively

Is your office overflowing with too much paper? Do you have difficulties finding things on the shared drive? Is your inbox fit to bursting? This course looks at the principles of records management and provides practical guidance to help staff to manage their paper and electronic records more effectively.  

1 June 2015

11th floor, McKenzie House, 30-36 Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 0DE

9.30-10.30  Freedom of Information Act & Data Protection Essentials

This course provides an overview of both Acts and related legislation and is designed to provide an awareness of the issues in information compliance. The course covers the background to each Act, the information to which each Act applies, provides guidance to staff on handling requests for information and gives an overview of relevant exemptions.

The course is suitable for all staff who wish to gain an understanding of how the legislation may affect them in their day to day role, their responsibilities and the responsibilities of the University as a whole.

28 January 2015

11th Floor, McKenzie House, 30 - 36 Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 0DE

9.00-12.30  Data Protection Issues - Staff and Student Records

This course covers the University's legal obligations in respect of the Data Protection Act and will focus on the Data Protection principles; what personal data members of staff are entitled to have access to and what managers can do with staff personal data; consideration of disclosures to colleagues and outside authorities and individuals; the common law duty of confidence; and dealing with formal Subject Access Requests and the rights of the Data Subject.

The course is recommended for staff who require a more in-depth practical knowledge of Data Protection in particular those who are responsible for managing personal data and its use such as school based administrators, supervisors and managers and those who regularly work with data in Core and SIMS.   

10 April 2015
1 June 2015

11th floor, McKenzie House, 30-36 Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 0DE


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