Governance of Personal Data Certificate

  • Teacher: Data Protection Systems
  • Level: Advanced

Governance of Personal Data Certificate

Prove your expertise in the governance of personal data. The Governance of Personal Data Certificate program covers key areas of responsibility that data controllers must evaluate, direct, and monitor when personal data is processed by an organisation to achieve the stated purposes, strategic goals, broader stakeholder needs, and expectations.



The Governance of Personal Data exam covers:

  • Demonstrating compliance
  • Preparing the record of processing activities
  • Principle of transparency
  • Risk assessments
  • Carrying out data protection impact assessments
  • Roles and responsibilities for data protection
  • Data controller's duty to prove consent
  • Authenticating data subjects exercising their rights and making requests
  • Documenting non-compliance
  • Reporting data breaches
  • Adequate monitoring of the processing
  • Staff competencies
  • Staff awareness and training
  • Processing in compliance with the principles
  • Provide Regulator with information on request
  • Data transfers
  • Data sharing agreements
  • EU data boundary


Certification details

The certification exam comprises 100 questions that must be completed within two hours.

Once your registration is paid, the exam can be accessed via the Examination Platform using the credentials provided to you.

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