General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Introduction Training Course

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), EU’s new framework for data protection has come into full effect on 25 May 2018 and overhauls the way the

companies handle and process personal data. The GDPR applies to the personal data of a natural person who is in EU.

The law not only applies to organizations in EU, it also applies to all companies processing and holding personal data in EU, regardless of their location. All companies, no matter based inside Europe or not, have to comply with the Regulation if they collect, store, and/or process any personal data in EU.


-The GDPR: Background and Timeline

-The applicability of GDPR

-Definitions in GDPR

-Principles and rights of personal data privacy

-Significant requirements in GDPR

-Responsibilities of responsibilities of controller & processor

-Code of conduct and certifications

-Pathway to compliance



The following topics will be covered in this 1-day course.

The objective of this course is to provide the attendees with the high-level requirements, key changes that matter the most and the most significant actions companies should take to comply with the Regulation.

Delegates who successfully completed the course will be issued a certificate by SGS Hong Kong Limited.

Venue: T.S.T. / Wan Chai / Sheung Wan Training Centre / TBC 
Medium: Cantonese supplemented with English material

*Early Bird Price will be offered to participant whose enrolment is made one month prior to the course or online booking



-Determine if your organization is affected by GDPR.

-Obtain understanding of the European view on privacy.

-Demonstrate your competence in privacy protection.

-Create a competitive edge for your career development.

-Gain Knowledge towards the compliance to the most current privacy law in Europe


SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognised as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With a global presence, we have a history of successfully executing largescale, complex international projects. Our people speak the language and understand the culture of the local market and operate globally in a consistent, reliable and effective manner. To learn how SGS can help you overcome the legal challenges, contact: for more information.

Mr. Chris Yau (Senior Manager) 

Global Product Management, IRCA Certified ISO 27001 Lead Tutor and RABQSA registered ISO 27001 Lead Auditor with over 15 years of security-related audit and teaching experience including information security, cargo and freight security.  He is also a lead auditor in ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 28000, and ISO 20000.

Ms. Rani Lui (Project Manager, HK and Macao area) 

She is an ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO 9001 Lead Auditor, a Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA) and a Certified Data Centre Professional (CDCP). She has been managing and auditing data centres since 2008. 

(SGS Hong Kong Ltd. reserves the right of final tutor arrangement)


This introductory course is suitable for any individuals with vested interested in data privacy and GDPR. Especially if you are:

•   compliance or legal professional;

•   e-commerce operators;

•   customer service and sales team, lead with international customers or overseas sells

•   IT system administrators

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