20 March, Sydney & Melbourne: GDPR – what you really need to know

20 March, Sydney & Melbourne: GDPR – what you really need to know
DGA Admin

Come and hear from experts in the General Data Protective Regulation (GDPR), EY’s Alec Christie (Partner in Digital Law) and Mike Booth (Director in Data Governance), talk about the good, bad and ugly of GDPR and learn how to enhance your data governance practice.

GDPR highlights

  • Organisations will only have 72 hours to report data breaches.
  • Privacy-by-design principles must be incorporated into the development of new processes and technologies.
  • Explicit and affirmative consent will be required before processing personal data.
  • Most organisations will need to designate a Data Protection Officer.
  • Organisations will have to maintain records of processing activities.
  • Organisations will need to scale security measures based on privacy risks.
  • International transfers will be subject to specific requirements and mechanisms.
  • Organisations will report to one supervisory authority.
  • Organisations will have to facilitate customers’ and employees’ right to erasure (of data), right of portability, and increased right of access.


Date: Tuesday 20 March
Venue: EY offices
Place: EY, Level 34, 200 George Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000
Time: 4:00 – 5:30pm


Date: Tuesday 20 March
Venue: EY offices
Place: EY, Level 23, 8 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000
Time: 4:00 – 5:30pm

Cost: Free to DGA members; $50 to non-members
Enrol: Send an email to Amanda.Noble@datagovernanceaus.com.au and Chris.Maher@datagovernanceaus.com.au to register your interest. Include the name of the event in the subject line. There are limited spaces, so please get in quickly to avoid disappointment.


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