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Data Protection Webinar

Are you ready for the new Data Protection duties? Join our webinars and be prepared.

Your Society is offering 90 minute webinars hosted by Patricia Marks to summarise the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and provide information on how you can ensure your council is compliant.

The cost is £30 + VAT for SLCC members and £35 + VAT for non-members. Click on your desired date/time to book a webinar:


No webinars currently available.

Please note - Webinar booking closes at 5pm the day before the webinar is due to take place.

Attend a webinar and log 1 CPD point. Click here to log your CPD.

‘I attended the Data Protection webinar on the 5th July 2017 and thought it was excellent. I found the trainer, Patricia Marks, to be informative and she had a lovely manner which is exactly what you need when you are listening to someone and taking in quite complex information.’ Louanna Winch, clerk to Balidon Town Council

If you are interested in taking part please contact Tracey Canavan on tracey.canavan@slcc.co.uk

The webinar is worth 1 CPD point.


Data Protection Full Day Workshop

A comprehensive full day workshop that covers the main elements of the current Data Protection Act. Illustrated with current examples of how the Act works in practice, there will time for participation and to discuss some of the issues affecting delegates and their organisations. A 'must' for any enterprise that aims to demonstrate good practice.

Course content:
• Introduction to the Data Protection Act 1998
• The Eight Principles
• Working with Data Protection Act
• Review of protocols and polices
• Documentation and implementation
• The Information Commissioners Office (ICO)
• Practical Applications
• Next Steps

0930 - 1600*
*This is a one day course. Exact timings will be confirmed when you receive your joining instructions.

About the Trainer:

Patricia Marks is an entrepreneur with business interests in retail, consultancy, project management and training and development. Patricia started her career in cosmetic manufacturing.

As the current Regional Chair of Somerset and Wiltshire Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), Patricia is actively involved in campaigns to support small businesses to become more resource efficient, more dynamic and profitable.

Delegate fees:

If your Clerk attends, subsequent bookings for the same course from members of the council may attend at the member rate.

There is not just value in your investment in attending the training course, but these are also great opportunities to network with like-minded individuals and make new contacts.

Wrong time? Wrong place? Wrong Training?
The Society is always keen to respond to members’ needs for training. If you would like to register an interest in having a particular course delivered via webinar or in your region, please
click here to complete an ‘expression of interest’.


*Joining instructions will be sent to you 3 weeks before the event and your invoice will be sent 5 days after the event. We advise that, on receipt of the joining instructions, you are liable for any fees incurred in order to attend the event.

At a similar time you will also be sent a delegate list and joining instructions detailing the venue, parking, trainer and any other details relevant to the course. It is advised not to book your travel until the course is confirmed and you have received your joining instructions.

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If you have any questions, please contact us through our contact form.

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