Chapter 12 - Data protection


The purpose of data protection laws is to ensure the protection of citizens with regard to the processing of personal data by companies and organizations in the context of the supply of goods and services, as well as other actions.

This chapter is designed for users of companies and organizations in any sector to learn the basics of the GDPR directive so that they are aware of the situations in which it is necessary to follow its rules.

Learning objectives

  • Basic concepts on data protection laws
  • In which cases it is imperative to apply laws and regulations
  • Basic compliance procedures
  • Sanctions arising from non-compliance with data protection laws and regulations

Self-assessment questionnaire

This chapter includes 5 self-assessment questions aimed at reinforcing the concepts learned and practiced in the interactive slides.

The self-assessment questions raise issues that require reflection and application of what has been learned.


  • 20 minutes