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Data Protection Roadshows update

Data Protection Roadshows update

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 has commenced her second round of Data Protection Roadshows where she will facilitate question and answer sessions 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 which have a particular issue or difficulty that they would like to discuss with her – on a first come, first served basis.

Rebekah has produced a parish handbook which is a guide for parishes and these will be available at the forthcoming roadshows.

Details of the forthcoming sessions are below:

Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh

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.

 

Taney Parish Centre, Dundrum

Thursday, 23rd May

For more information and to register, please contact Sylvia Heggie, Diocesan Secretary, on admin@dublin.anglican.org or ring the Diocesan Office: 01 4966 981.

 

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.

 

Connor

Wednesday, 5th June

Thursday, 6th June

For more information and to register, please contact Richard Cotter at richardcotter@connordiocese.org or ring the Diocesan Office: 028 9082 8830.

 

Armagh

Tuesday, 11th June

Wednesday, 12th June

For more information and to register, please contact Jane Leighton at secretary@armagh.anglican.org or ring the Diocesan Office: 028/048 3752 2858.

 

If you would like to book a one–to–one meeting with Rebekah, please email dataprotection@rcbdub.org

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