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Subject Access Request Training – All You Need to Know

Subject Access Request Training – All You Need to Know2021-02-03T15:14:51+00:00

Project Description

Course Overview

This one day Subject Access Request training course covers the basics of the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018. What is a Subject Access Request? How to manage a SAR, identity checks, disclosure, exemptions and withholding information as well as timescales and process. Looking at deceased records and lack of capacity requests, Redaction and Third Party information, request for removal or erasure of data, objections to processing of data, and the rights to portability and automated decision making, including profiling.

CPD 1002367

Day 1

9:15- 09:30

  • Registration and welcome

09:30 – 11:00

  • GDPR Overview, Principles, Legal Basis, Individuals Rights
  • Data Protection Act 2018, The Difference between DPA/GDPR
  • What is Personal & Special Category Data
  • What is a Subject Access Request? Why do you receive SAR’s
  • What’s the difference between SAR’s and DSAR’s?
  • Receiving & recognising

11:00 – 11:15

  • Refreshment break

11:15 – 13:00

  • Are you able to identify a SAR? Why do people request information about themselves?
  • How to manage a SAR, What are your standard procedures?
  • Templates and Fee’s, Identity checks and further Information
  • SAR’s made on behalf of the data subject
  • Do you know, what are manifestly unfounded or excessive requests?
  • Manifestly unfounded or excessive requests

13:00 – 13:30

  • Lunch

13:30 – 15:00

  • What information does the request apply to?
  • What information does the request apply to?
  • Natural person and Living person, Automated means
  • Filing system, Management and enforcement
  • Unstructured Manual Records, Search approach
  • Electronic systems, Manual Files
  • Involve others, Scenario; Social Care Client
  • Redaction, Search Locations ,
  • Data not Documents, How should you provide the information?

15:00 – 15:15

  • Refreshment break

15:15 – 16:00

  • Third-party data, Not obliged to disclose information
  • Disclosure format, Exemptions and withholding information
  • Preparing for requests, Employee Occupational Health Records
  • Preparing for Request, Dealing with a Request
  • SAR Process Flow chart, Handling complaints
  • Enforcement and ICO Powers

16:00 – 16:30

  • Summary and close

Who should attend?

This course is for any staff that work or are associated with the management of Subject Access Requests.


Will I get a recognised qualification?2021-01-22T14:17:00+00:00

As part of our accreditation with the CPD accreditation group, you will receive 6 or 12 CPD points for each course attended.

The Certificate in Managing Data Protection Complaince is the second qualification of a suite of 3 data protection qualifications.

Do you offer any course discounts?2021-01-22T14:17:13+00:00

Yes we offer a 10% discount for the primary delegate if you book more than one person from the same organisation at the same time.

We offer 20% off on selected course for promotional offers.

What happens if the course is cancelled?2021-01-22T14:17:37+00:00

To try to avoid cancelling face to face courses, however if the number of delegates is below 5 we will offer this a virtual course instead.

See full terms and conditions.

When will I be advised of the venue location?2021-01-22T14:17:49+00:00

Exact location are sent out via email, two weeks before the course, we would therefore advise you not to book accommodation until the venue is confirmed.

What our clients said about the course

Really useful working through various scenarios. Nice structure to the course.


Debbie was great at always bringing the training back around to real-life examples which are applicable for our business. really helped to solidify knowledge.

Central Government

Course Training Dates

Book more than one course and receive a 10% discount.

TrainerStart DateEnd Date CostBook
Frank Rankin30/Apr/21 £375 + VATBook

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