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Thu, 23 May



GDPR and data protection for charities and community groups

Hear from the Information Commissioner’s Office and Hope & May on the law, practical tips and real-life examples of navigating GDPR.

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GDPR and data protection for charities and community groups
GDPR and data protection for charities and community groups

Time & Location

23 May 2024, 10:00 – 11:15


About the Event

Event details

If your organisation processes personal data, you must be UK GDPR compliant. This applies to organisations of all sizes and structures.This webinar will give you a quick overview of key elements you should be aware of. We’ll also explore the consequences if regulation is not met.Our trusted supplier Hope & May will share case studies to help bring GDPR and data protection to life. You’ll have the chance to ask questions and get advice from experts at the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and Hope & May.


By the end of the event, you’ll:

  • be clear on the definition of personal data
  • understand the importance and benefits of data protection for charities
  • identify special category data and what extra protection is needed
  • learn about privacy notices and subject access requests
  • understand data sharing in relation to safeguarding
  • consider personal data breaches
  • apply data protection principles to direct marketing.


The webinar is for anyone who handles, processes or is responsible for personal data. This includes:

  • chief executives
  • trustees
  • HR
  • operations
  • members of staff
  • volunteers
  • service users.

We're running this webinar with Hope & May and the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

Hope & May provides data protection services for charities.

The ICO is the regulator for data protection in the UK.


This event will take place on Zoom. Captions will be available.

We'll share joining instructions, including the Zoom link, one week in advance.

Timings are as follows.

  • 10.00: Welcome and introductions
  • 10.10: Main presentation shared by the ICO and Hope & May
  • 10.55: Question and answer session
  • 11.10: Signposting and close

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