This course is in Greek.
The European Regulation 2016/679 on the protection of personal data (General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which was passed on 27.04.2016, and came into force for all Member States of the European Union on 25.05.2018.
The new regulation significantly increases an entity's obligations with regard to the protection of personal data of both their clients and their employees. The Regulation 2016/679 sets a series of restrictions and new obligations for businesses to do with:
i. the processing of personal data throughout their lifecycle, from collection to their destruction,
ii. their transferability to other countries,
iii. the protection of the rights of natural persons, particularly with regard to access to their personal data,
iv. security (confidentiality, integrity, availability) of personal data; and
v. the disclosure actions to be taken by the company in the event of a breach.
In the event of breach of the provisions of the Regulation, depending on the type and size of a businesses, reach up to EUR 10 million or 2% of the world's annual turnover, or EUR 20 million or 4% of the world of the entity's annual turnover if the infringement concerns sensitive data.
Purpose of the course:
i. Description and analysis of the requirements of the Regulation.
ii. Explanation of the requirements for a business.
iii. Understanding the impact of non-compliance with forthcoming legislation such as the imposition of fines and negative publicity
The course is addressed to:
General Managers, Financial Managers, Officers/Managers of Information Technology, Human Resources Managers and Legal Advisers.
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
i. Understand the provisions of the regulation and how they apply to businesses
ii. Recognise that all businesses must take action to align with themselves with GDPR
This course can be offered in-house, customized to your business needs.
Scope of GDPR
Field of Application
What is considered Personal Data
What and Who protects GDPR Regulation
Rules and Regulations on Personal Data
Save the Data
Delete the Data
When is Obligatory
What is the Aim
Who can be a DPO? Data Protection Officer
Obligation to notify a breach to the supervisory authority:
Rights and Responsibilities
Employer Access to Computers, Corporate Mobile Phone, GPS Corporate Vehicle
Employee Data Retention Period
Questions & Answers
Mode of study
Method of instruction
Stylianos received an LLB (Hons) in 1998 from the University of Hull. In 1999, he read law at the University of Nottingham from which he graduated with a degree of Master of Laws in International Commercial Law and thereafter, he became a Barrister at Law of Grays’ Inn. Following his academic achievement he, obtained three additional professional certifications, in 2004 he became a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, in 2015 Insolvency Practitioner and in 2017 TUV Austria Certified GDPR Practitioner.
Stylianos returned to Cyprus in 2001 where, after concluding his pupillage, he worked for some of the most renowned companies and organisations in the Island as a litigation lawyer and was quickly promoted to Head of the Litigation Department. In 2005, he established Stylianos N. Christoforou & Co LLC with offices in Nicosia, Cyprus and Bucharest, Romania. Stylianos is also the exclusive legal consultant of a great number of large companies, organisations and institutions in Cyprus.
Stylianos is one of the most prominent practitioners in corporate legal matters that include data privacy regulation, corporate governance, employment and tax law, company law, as well as mergers and acquisitions and banking law. He is currently handling over 150 Court Cases representing foreign investors against local Banks who have been misled into acquiring Swiss Franc loans and helps clients on a daily basis in achieving ‘’debt to asset’’ settlement of their disputes. Stylianos and his team have to date achieved over 25 debt to asset settlements. He is also a member of a Charter Institute of Arbitrators and a Qualified Insolvency Practitioner. As a TUV Austria certified GDPR Expert, he is able to handle any GDPR related matter from consultation to GDPR Implementation Program and representation before the Office of the Commissioner for the Protection of Personal Data.
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