Course Code: CPD0356/2021
GPM: General and Professional Matters
OSH: Occupational Safety and Health
OTM: Environment, Information Technology, Quality and Other Technical Matters not directly related to a Trainee's own discipline
FREE: Free Course
Course Name
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Foundation Training
8 March 2021 (Mon)
9:30am - 5:30pm
Organized by
SGS Hong Kong Ltd.
SGS Hong Kong Ltd. – SGS Academy, UNIT 303 & 305, 3/F, Building 22E, Phase 3, HK Science Park, Pak Sek Kok, N.T. Hong Kong (TBC)
HK$1,900 (HK$1,520 for HKIE Members)

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), EU’s new framework for data protection will come into full force on 25 May 2018 and will overhaul the way the companies handle and process personal data. The GDPR applies to the personal data of a natural person who is in EU.

The law not only applies to organizations in EU, it also applies to all companies processing and holding personal data in EU, regardless of their location.


When the GDPR comes into effect, all companies, based inside Europe or not, have to comply with the Regulation if they collect, store, and/or process any personal data in EU.



SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognised as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With a global presence, we have a history of successfully executing largescale, complex international projects.

Our people speak the language and understand the culture of the local market and operate globally in a consistent, reliable and effective manner.

To learn how SGS can help you overcome the legal challenges, contact for more information.

The following topics will be covered in this 1-day course. The objective of this course is to provide the attendees with the high-level requirements, key changes that matter the most and the most significant actions companies should take to comply with the Regulation.





·       The GDPR: Background and Timeline;

·       The applicability of GDPR;

·       Definitions in GDPR;

·       Principles and rights of personal data privacy;

·       Significant requirements in GDPR;

·       Responsibilities of responsibilities of controller & processor;

·       Code of conduct and certifications;

·       Pathway to compliance;



  • Determine if your organization is affected by GDPR.
  • Obtain understanding of the European view on privacy.
  • Demonstrate your competence in privacy protection.
  • Create a competitive edge for your career development.
  • Gain Knowledge towards the compliance to the most current privacy law in Europe






Delegates who successfully completed the course will be issued a certificate by SGS Hong Kong Limited.


Please complete and return the standard reply form together with a crossed cheque made payable to SGS Hong Kong Ltd. – SGS Academy, UNIT 303 & 305, 3/F, Building 22E, Phase 3, HK Science Park, Pak Sek Kok, N.T. Hong Kong. Attn: Ms. Sandy MOK


SGS Academy: Ms. Sandy MOK on Tel: 2765 3530 Fax: 2333 2257

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