Duration of Class : 3 Days
Experienced & Certified Instructors
Availability of Online & Offline Classes

Course Overview

Data Privacy (UAE DPP) course is designed for those looking to become professionals in data privacy and wish to apply for privacy-related positions.

Participants who take the course and pass the exam are eligible for a UAE Data Privacy Professional Certificate upon completing the course.

Why Should You Take This Course?

  • To ensure compliance with new data protection law UAE and international regulations
  • The course ensures candidates are aware of data protection terminology and privacy concepts and can implement them in practice

By the end of the course, participants will be able to

  • Define categories of personal data
  • Navigate data protection law and regulations within the UAE
  • Apply data protection principles to processing activities
  • Fulfil rights of data subjects
  • Determine the lawful basis for processing activities
  • Allocate the roles and responsibilities of data processing
  • Handle data breach notifications
  • Choose appropriate technical and organizational measures of information security
  • Use proper mechanisms for cross-border transfers of personal data

Who should take this course?

  • Individuals who handle information security
  • Compliance officers and lawyers
  • Software developers
  • HR Professionals
  • Database professionals
  • Incident management
  • Support Team
  • Business continuity professionals

Course Outline


  • Concepts of privacy, data privacy, data protection. Types of privacy
  • History of data privacy
  • Overview of the evolution of privacy laws


  • Review of existing data privacy laws, standards, and regulations
  • Сases, court precedents, guidelines in information privacy
  • Interplay with foreign and international data protection training regimes (GDPR, CCPA etc)
  • The territorial and material scope of the UAE laws and jurisdictions
  • Overview of risks, fines, responsibilities related to personal data processing

Personal Data

  • The concepts of personal data (PD), identifier, data subject
  • Formula of Personal Data “(id-x)+info”
  • Cases of (non-)personal data
  • Biometric data

Data Processing

  • Data processing and types of processing
  • Profiling
  • Pseudonymization and anonymization of personal data
  • Processing of special categories of personal data


  • Data controller, joint controllers or separate controllers
  • Data processor
  • Responsibilities distribution between data controllers and processors


  • Transparency of processing
  • Purpose limitation
  • Data minimization
  • Storage limitation
  • Accuracy
  • Integrity and confidentiality
  • Accountability

Lawful Basis For Processing

  • Legal grounds for processing of personal data
  • Consent
  • Conditions for consent


  • Data subject’s rights


  • Concept of risk
  • Risk likelihood and severity
  • Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA)

Information Security

  • Information security requirements
  • Data breach notification of supervisory authorities and data subjects
  • Technical and organizational measures of managing information security risks

International Data Transfer

  • Rules for international data transfers
  • Documenting international transfers of personal data

Privacy By Design

  • Principles of Privacy by Design


  • Data Protection Officer / DPO
  • Training

Takeaways From This Course
Internationally recognized certificate upon completing the course.