The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a legal framework that sets guidelines for the collection and processing of personal information from individuals who live in the European Union (EU)

Target Audience

‘The General Data Protection Regulation course – Level 1’ is aimed at coaches, administrators, club committees, supervisors and line managers working in data handling related positions.


The data protection regulation commonly referred to as the ‘GDPR’, will come into force throughout the EU and EEA on May 25th, 2018. This regulation is highly significant for any organisation that handles or monitors the personal data of individuals within the EU and EEA.

The regulation aims to:

  • Safeguard the personal data privacy rights of individuals
  • Heighten accountability for how personal data is acquired and handled
  • The GDPR applies to organisations that:
  • Collect, share and use the personal data of EU/EEA residents
  • Offer goods and services to, or monitor EU/EEA residents

The GDPR applies, irrespective of the country where the organisation is established. Thus, the GDPR has expanded the territorial scope of EU data protection law.

The First Step to Compliance – GDPR Level 1

This Level 1 course provides you with an overview of the Regulation and the significance of the GDPR for organisations large and small.

It provides a practical first step to understanding the potential implications of GDPR for your organisation.

To get a current listing of courses on offer or to contact an instructor who can arrange a course for you contact the Carlow Sports Partnerships.