This course is in Greek.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which was passed on April 27, 2016, automatically applies to all Member States of the European Union on 25.05.2018. In addition, the new regulation significantly increases the obligations of businesses to protect the per-sonal data of both their clients and their employees.
This legislation radically changes the landscape in the field of Personal Data Protection by imposing additional obligations on Processors and Performing Personal Data Processing, including the mandatory appointment of Data Protection Officer.
Within this framework, businesses need to be aware of the role of the Data Protection Officer and / or maintain a DPO position internally or in the form of a service purchase. The Data Protection Officer shall ensure that all necessary technical and organizational measures are taken to ensure compliance with the principles and obligations, such as the adoption and implementation of security and data protection policies, the periodic training and awareness of the data protection staff and the staff of the institution, the proposal for internal procedures for verifying the effective implementation of the measures in the functioning of the Government systems and services.
i. Inform about the main roles and responsibilities of the DPO
ii. Make changes to your organisation’s data protection policies
iii. Maintain your organisation competitive and monitor compliance with GDPR and other data protection laws
iv. Increased confidence in your capability to protect and manage data
The course is address to:
After the completion of the course, participants will be able to:
i. Understand the responsibilities and role of the Privacy Officer.
ii. They will also realize that each business should take action to align with the GDPR
This course can be offered in-house, customized to your business needs.
• Analyze the objectives of the program
Conditions for the existence of a Data Protection Officer (DPO)
• When should a DPO exist?
• What should the Company do if it does not appoint a DPO?
• What is the role of DPO?
• DPO's necessary knowledge, skills and competencies
• Historical Reflection on the Institution of Personal Data (PD)
• What changes the Regulation
• Purpose of the Regulation
• Scope of the Regulation
• Basic Terms and Conditions for Protection of Personal Data, Personal Data and Special Data
What are the main activities of the Data Protection Officer
• Perform DPIA
• Defining Organizational and Technical Measures
• Compliance Plan
• Programming Training
• Contacting professional consultants specialized in the implementation of the GDPR provisions for their appointment in order to harmonize the company with the Regulation.
• Harmonization of the company with the Regulation
• Supervision of Respecting the Provisions of the Regulation
• Information and advice to the Company
• Cooperation with the Supervisory Authority
Principle of Independence of the Data Protection Officer
• Analysis of the independence principle
• Philosophy behind the beginning
• Positions that conflict with DPO's obligations
• Employee or External Partner
It is the link between business and the competent authority.
• Feedback and questionnaires
• Issuing certificates
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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