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DPF- Data Privacy Fundamentals

With more than 128 out of 194 countries in the world has already implemented legislation on data protection & privacy in the quest to secure the data privacy of individuals. While countries are introducing their own data protection laws, this opens up opportunities for people to enter into the Privacy domain.

We at Tsaaro Academy are here to help you build a bulletproof profile for your privacy journey. We present to you an exclusive introductory data privacy certificate course, the Data Privacy Fundamentals (DPF).

The data privacy courses online are not created keeping in mind the market trends. We have tried to solve this with our DPF course which will equip the learners with the knowledge and skills required to secure an entry-level position in the data privacy sector.

This Data Privacy certificate course as compared to the other data privacy courses online will give the learners a hands-on experience in the fundamentals of the data protection regulations.



  • Certificate of Completion
  • Softcopy Study Material
  • Practical Exercises
  • Online 24/7 portal access




Time Zones

Book by :

India : 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM IST

UAE : 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM GST

Kenya : 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM EAT

Nigeria : 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM WAT

USA : 02:30 AM – 6:30 AM EDT

South Africa : 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

If you are someone who is looking to enter the data protection field or making a switch into this field, the Data Protection Fundamentals Course will equip you with the knowledge and skills required for you to secure an entry-level position in the data privacy sector.

As a part of this course, the candidates will be learning about key terminologies used in the data privacy sphere, introduction to privacy by design, personal data, and special categories of personal data, roles of data controllers, and data processors, basics of a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) and how to conduct the same in an organization. The course also provides insights about data breach identification, notifications, and steps to prevent a data breach.

Duration of course

2 days of virtual live training (via Zoom).


No prerequisite knowledge required.

Learning Outcomes

  • Brief about data security standards.
  • Generalities and comparison between GDPR, CCPA, PDPB and UAE’s Data Protection law and Kenya’s DPA.
  • Attain a thorough understanding of the current Data Protection legislation and the underlying principles.
  • Identify the difference between personal and sensitive data and how to process each type of data .
  • Gain a good understanding of the concepts and principles and their application in the new General Data Protection Regulation.
  • Be able to understand some of the main tenets of GDPR such as; privacy impact assessments, privacy by design, data breaches, etc.
  • Understand the role of the Data Protection Officer (DPO) within the organization.
  • Ascertain how Data Privacy works and applies to your organization.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the fundamental principles of Privacy and requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation.
  • Understand the concepts, approaches, methods, and techniques to effectively participate in the implementation process of a compliance framework with regard to the protection of personal data.
  •  Understand the obligations, roles and responsibilities of the Data Protection Officer.

Who should take this course?


There is an exam at the end of the DPF training. You will be awarded the DPF certification after clearing the certification exam at the end of the training. The exam can be scheduled at your convenience.

Passing Criteria: 50% of the total marks

You can have a total of 2 attempts to clear the exam


Course Content

The DPF certification is comprised of four domains:


Privacy and Data Protection Fundamentals


Organizing Data Protection


Data Protection in Practice

  • Data protection by design and by default related to information security
  • Basics to Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA)
  • Importance and Uses of DPIA
  • Case Studies and Quizzes

Data Breaches and related procedures


Privacy Program Operational Life Cycle - Sustain

Details how the privacy program is sustained through communication, training and management actions.

Other Details

Delivery Format

Cancellation Policy

Request for withdrawal or postponement must be made in writing to Tsaaro Academy.
Refunds arising from course withdrawal/deferment will be subjected to the following terms:

  • More than 2 weeks before course commencement: Full refund.
  • Less than 2 weeks before course commencement: 50% refund.
  • On or after course commencement: No refund.

Confirmation & Reservation

When registration is confirmed, participants will receive our email confirmation along with information of the course programme.If no seats are available for the applied date, you will be notified immediately and given an alternative date.

Tsaaro Academy reserves the right to change the course schedules, programmes and content without prior notice. We also reserve the right to cancel course due to unforeseen circumstances.

Certificate of Proficiency

All the course participants will be awarded a Data Privacy Fundamentals Certification on the successful completion of the course.

Trainers & Consultants

Renowned Industry Experts providing best hands-on training

Alka Singh

Privacy & Compliance Manager

Andrew David

Lead – Privacy Operations & Management

Sudhir Singh

Fellow in Information Privacy
Data Protection Officer

Bhaskara Shukla

LLM – National Law University
Data Privacy Officer

Tanzeem Amjed

Senior Privacy Consultant
Certified Data Protection Officer

Frequently Asked Questions

This is a beginner level course and anyone with an interest in beginning their career in the data privacy sector can enroll in this course.

Yes, you will be given access to data privacy templates that can be used to complete day-to-day activities at your organization.

As a part of this course, you will get to attend live lectures with industry experts, avail career guidance, and get access to a community of privacy professionals from across the globe.

Yes, this course is of a basic and beginners level so anyone with an interest in building a career in data privacy can enroll in this course.

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