The Motor Ombudsman automotive dispute resolution provider has introduced an online training course on the General Data Protection Regulation.
EU’s Data Protection Directive 1995 and the UK’s Data Protection Act 1998, have been replaced by the new piece of legislation throughout Europe since last friday.
The engaging and informative e-learning course on the GDPR has been introduced following a recent study by The Motor Ombudsman which revealed that 80% of automotive businesses surveyed do not have a good understanding of the GDPR, with a similar proportion feeling unprepared ahead of the arrival of the new rules.
The Chartered Trading Standards Institute-approved module is tailored specifically to organisations operating in the motor industry, and has been designed to help them to better understand their responsibilities and to ensure full compliance with the Regulation.
Guidance issued by the Information Commissioner’s Office advises that all organisations provide initial and refresher training for staff so that they fully understand their responsibilities under the new rules.