Data Protection – Key Principles and International Framework (classroom)



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About the course

2-day (16 hours) classroom course

IATA Data Protection – Key Principles and International Framework aviation training course

Data breach penalties can be very high but reputational loss comes at an even higher cost! Put your money to better use by learning to evaluate the reasons that hinder a global consensus on how to balance the right of privacy. You will also explore the needs of governments and commercial organizations to collect and use personal data. At the end of the course, you will be able to identify solutions to keep your clients happy, their data safe and avoid sanctions. Over the 2-day training, you will be provided with the background on how data protection has evolved and a full view on where this is today. You will be able to identify the best ways to keep your business running and how to keep your own data and your customer's data safe.

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Course code: TALG-29

Course format


  • Recommended level is Entry-level and Intermediate.
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or the equivalent level for other languages.

How to register

In-house training

To arrange in-house training for your company, please complete the in-house training request form or contact the Training Specialist in your region.

Next class

Data Protection – Key Principles and International Framework (classroom)

United Kingdom, London (IATA)
28 - 29 October, 2024
Register before Jul 28, 2024 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 07 Oct
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All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 200805
USD 1,058
USD 1,361
USD 1,512

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What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Identify characteristics of our modern technological age that necessitate the regulation of collection, storage and transfer of data
  • Explain the major activities on data protection carried out by international actors, such as the Council of Europe and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • Evaluate the data protection principles
  • Evaluate how the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) affects multinational corporations and non-EU corporations

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • European Convention on Human Rights
  • OECD Guidelines on the Protection of Privacy and Trans-border Flows of Personal Data
  • Convention for the protection of individuals with regard to the automatic processing of personal data
  • Safe harbor agreement
  • Rights of data subjects
  • Cross-border data transfer
  • Enforcement, sanctions and remedies


  • Case studies
  • Group discussions

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Information security professionals
  • Lawyers and legal professionals
  • Compliance officers
  • Data protection officers
  • Risk and privacy managers
  • Professionals handling personal data

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

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