Breakfast Serial 2019: Essential Data Protection

This year’s Bates Wells Breakfast Serial will distil the expertise of our sector-leading charity lawyers into eleven bitesize seminars.

This session provides an introduction into key areas of UK data protection law, as applies to charities, including:

• An introduction/refresher on key concepts such as ‘personal data’, ‘controllers’ and ‘processors’;
• An overview of the requirements of GDPR, including:

  • Recent and upcoming developments in data privacy law;
  • A brief discussion on the effects of Brexit
  • Privacy notices;
  • “Legitimate interests”, consent, and other “conditions for processing”;
  • Rules that apply when sending personal data outside of Europe;
  • Rules on the length of time for which it is lawful to retain personal data;
  • Individuals’ rights; and
  • The need to have security arrangements in place.

Please note that fundraising law will be covered in more detail in the Fundraising session.


8:00am Registration 

8:30am - 9:30am Seminar