CIPP/E training and certification | Certified Information Privacy Professional / Europe

Offer description

IAPP’s CIPP/E training and certification offerings include the following:
. 14-hour live training, online with a trainer
. Quiz to prepare the CDPO certification by the IAPP (recognized by the CNIL)
. “Voucher” you can use to take the CDPO certification in a Pearson VUE center
. Training manual
1 year membership to the IAPP


The training takes place entirely at a distance, as well as in Strasbourg (France)


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Distance learning takes place through the Webex video conferencing tool


To understand and effectively utilize Office software applications, including the Microsoft Office suite, internet browsers, and operating systems such as Android and Windows.

To have an interest and proficient working knowledge of digital technologies.


1. Introduction to European Laws regarding Personal Data
2. European Regulatory Authorities
3. Legislative Framework
4. Compliance according to legislative framework and European framework regarding Data Protecton
5. International Data Transfer

Training content

Module 1 : Data protection laws
Introduces key European data protection laws and regulatory bodies, describing the evolution toward a harmonised legislative framework.

Module 2 : Personal data
Defines and differentiates between types of data as defined by the GDPR, including personal, anonymous, pseudonymous and special categories.

Module 3 : Controllers and processors
Describes the roles and relationships of controllers and processors as defined by the GDPR.

Module 4 : Processing personal data
Defines data processing and GDPR processing principles, explains the application of the GDPR and outlines the legal grounds for processing personal data.

Module 5 : Data subject rights
Describes data subject rights, applications of rights, and controller and processor obligations as set out in the GDPR.

Module 6 : Information provision obligations
Explains controller obligations for providing information about data processing activities to data subjects and supervisory authorities as set out in the GDPR.

Module 7 : International data transfers
Outlines options and obligations under the GDPR for transferring data outside the European Economic Area, including adequacy decisions and appropriate safeguards and derogations.

Module 8 : Compliance considerations
Discusses the applications of European data protection laws, legal bases and compliance requirements for processing personal data in practice, including employers processing employee data, surveillance, direct marketing, and internet technology and communications.

Module 9 : Security of processing
Discusses considerations and duties of controllers and processors for ensuring security of personal data and GDPR specifications for providing notification of data breaches.

Module 10 : Accountability
Investigates accountability requirements, including data protection management systems, data protection impact assessments, data protection policies and the role of the data protection officer.

Module 11 : Supervision and enforcement
Describes the role, powers and procedures of supervisory authorities; the composition and tasks of the European Data Protection Board; the role of the European Data Protection Supervisor; and remedies, liabilities and penalties for noncompliance as set out in the GDPR.

Exam and certification

Once Data Privacy Professionals has given you the voucher, the steps to obtain the certification are the responsibility of the IAPP:
1. Registering for the exam directly by phone or on the IAPP website
2. Book an appointment to take the exam at a Pearson VUE test center
3. Take the Exam

At the beginning of the training course, the participant will register for the exam with Pearson VUE. This exam is not mandatory but allows you to obtain the CIPP/E certification. The CIPP/E exam is made of 85 questions and is 2 hours 30 minutes long.


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To take part in the training course, contact us for a quote.


Intended audience

· Jurist-oriented professionals
· Employees
· Marketing and Human resources managers