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Certified Information Privacy Professional / Europe
Certified Information Privacy Professional / Europe
Certified Information Privacy Professional / Europe
Digital transformation is set to revolutionise the economic landscape in the Middle East.

At PwC, we help our clients unlock the potential of digital to transform what they do, and how they do it. We have a proven track record of helping solve tomorrow’s problems today and we believe training and ongoing education is at the heart of this.

PwC’s Academy, the education and training business of PwC, has designed a suite of digital training courses for all levels of staff. Our goal is simple: to equip our clients with the knowledge and skills to embrace the many challenges of this new digital age.

Certified Information Privacy Professional / Europe

The Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) certification is widely considered the gold standard in European data protection. The CIPP/E was developed by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), which is the world’s largest comprehensive global information privacy community and resource. The CIPP/E certification holds accreditation under ISO 17024: 2012.

Earning the CIPP indicates that participants have a foundational understanding of broad global concepts of privacy and data protection law and practice, including: jurisdictional laws, regulations and enforcement models; essential privacy concepts and principals; legal requirements for handling and transferring data and more.

In this two-day course, participants will learn about privacy laws and regulations, how to apply them and how to seucre their place in the information economy. They will get insights on pan-European and national data protection laws, key data protection terminology and practical concepts concerning the protection of personal data and trans-border data flows.

Certified Information Privacy Professional / Europe


  • Data Protection Officers
  • Data Protection Lawyers
  • Records Managers
  • Information Officers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Human Resource Officers
  • Anyone who uses, processes and maintains personal data

The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) is a resource for professionals who want to develop and advance their careers by helping their organisations successfully manage these risks and protect their data. IAPP is the world’s largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community.

The goal of IAPP is to bring together the people, tools and global information management practices organisations need to thrive in today’s rapidly evolving information economy.

To know more about IAPP, please visit their website: https://iapp.org/certify/cipp/

Course structure

In this course, participants will cover:

Data Protection Laws

Introduces key European data protection laws and regulatory bodies, describing the evolution toward a Harmonised European Legislative Framework.

Personal Data

Defines and differentiates between types of data-including personal, anonymous, pseudo-anonymous and special categories.

Controllers and Processors


Describes the roles and relationships of controllers and processors.

Processing Personal Data

Defines data processing and GDPR processing principles, Explains the application of the GDPR and outlines the legitimate bases for processing personal data.

Information provision

Explains controller obligations for providing information about data processing activities to data subjects and Supervisory Authorities.

Data Subjects' Rights

Describes data subjects' rights, applications of rights and obligations controller and processor.

Security or Processing

Discusses considerations and duties of controllers and processors for Ensuring security of personal data and providing notification of data breaches.


Investigates accountability requirements, data protection management systems, data protection impact assessments, privacy policies and the role of the data protection officer.

International Data Transfers

Outlines options and obligations for transferring data outside the European Economic Area, Decisions adequacy and appropriateness safeguards and derogations.

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