GDPR – Privacy & Data Protection Foundation

The new EU data protection regulations GDPR – General Data Privacy Regulation. A basic seminar with foundation certification.

Main Topics

Every company is subject to data protection regulations. The new basic data protection regulation GDPR (General Data Privacy Regulation) applies to all EU countries and all countries that do business with the EU (including Switzerland). Organisations must be more careful in enforcing compliance with personal information (PII). The requirements and penalties for violations have increased.

This course provides an overview of the rights and obligations of companies in connection with the processing of personal data. The course provides appropriate decisions on how to handle PII and other data.


Module 1 – Fundamentals Privacy

  • Privacy
  • General Data Protection Regulation
  • Definitions
  • Lawfulness of processing
  • Data violations
  • Privacy Policy

Module 2 – Organisation

  • Tasks, roles and responsibilities
  • Contracts for processing of personal data
  • Data processing

Module 3 – Privacy in practice

  • Policy rules
  • Social Media and Marketing
  • Privacy Impact Assessment

Module 4 – GDPR and Switzerland (not audit relevant)

  • GDPR and the Swiss Data Protection Act

No formal requirements.

Target Audience

The GDP Data Privicy & Privacy Foundation Training is intended for anyone who collects, handles, processes or manages personal data for their work, or who is aware of their legal responsibility for the use of PII. Interested roles could be

  • Security Managers
  • Service Providers
  • Auditors
  • Accountants
  • Financial professionals


Privacy and Data Protection Foundation (PDPF), awarded by EXIN

In addition to the course time, an effort of approx. 60 hours of self-study (depending on previous knowledge) must be taken into account for the successful completion of the certificate examination


Teaching Materials

GDPR Foundation folder includes:

  • Student workbook (English)
  • German and English versions of the data protection regulations
  • USB stick with
    • Slideshow
    • Exam simulator


Can also be held as an internal seminar for groups of 6 people or more.

Contact Us

Questions about this seminar or requests for an inhouse offer:

Early bird discount

If you book more than 4 months in advance, we offer you a discount of 10% on the course fee

Quantity discount

Motivate your environment. Already with 3 persons in the same course and simultaneous registration we grant interesting discounts on the course fees:

  • 3 people on the same course date 10%
  • 4 people on the same course date 15%
  • 5 people on the same course date 20%

The discounts are not cumulative – the highest discount always applies.

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