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Data Protection Roadshows

In May last year, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect and placed responsibilities upon how organisations manage personal data.  This new law also applies to the Church of Ireland and places requirements on dioceses, parishes and the central Church to ensure that they are compliant with GDPR in how they store and process personal data. 

Rebekah Fozzard is the Church of Ireland’s Data Protection Officer and has produced a number of guidance documents to assist parishes and dioceses with the implementation of GDPR. Rebekah is embarking on her second round of Data Protection Roadshows where she will facilitate a question and answer session as well as giving practical advice and guidance on data protection issues. She will also make herself available for ‘one to one’ sessions for any parishes who have a particular issue or difficulty that they would like to discuss with her – on a first come, first served basis.

Details of the first four sessions are below:

Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh

  • Tuesday, 2nd April
  • Wednesday, 8th May

For more information and to register, please contact Sabrina McCabe at sabrina.clogher@gmail.com or ring the Diocesan Office: 028/048 6634 7879.

Claremorris, Co. Mayo

  • Tuesday, 7th May

For more information and to register, please contact Heather Pope at secretary@tuam.anglican.org or ring the Diocesan Office: 086 833 6666.

Down & Dromore

  • Wednesday, 29th May

For more information and to register, please contact Roy Lawther at rlawther@downdromorediocese.org or ring the Diocesan Office: 028 9082 8830.

Further sessions are being planned for after General Synod, including in June, in the Dioceses of Derry & Raphoe, Connor, Armagh, and Kilmore, Elphin & Ardagh. Details are available from Diocesan Secretaries.