Data Protection in Marketing Training Course - Certificate - Level 2 - 3 Topics - 29 Minutes

Data Protection in Marketing Training


certified by: CPD
topics: 3
assessment: 1
pass mark: 75%
duration: 29 minutes
downloadable guide and checklist
downloadable personalised certificate
professional voiceover


Data Protection in Marketing Training


This course covers key points from, and is in line with:

  • The Guide to the Privacy & Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) of 2003
  • The General Data Protection Regulation
  • The Data Protection Act 2018
  • Published guidance from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)


This CPD-certified, level-2, e-learning course is suitable for anyone wanting to gain knowledge on the laws and practices of data protection in marketing.

The course includes optional voiceover recorded by a professional actor and includes downloadable resources, culminates with an assessment and provides certification upon completion to evidence the learning provided. It is specifically designed to teach learners to understand, in a simple and easy-to-remember format, the basic rules and legal guidelines that apply to all businesses, service providers, charities or not-for-profit-organisations, regarding marketing via telephone, fax, voicemail, email, text and social media.

Topic 1

introduction and overview

Simple definitions of terms within the Guide to the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 – updated in light of the GDPR – with a look at the Telephone Preference Service, and the basic rules of telephone marketing.

introduction and overview
Topic 2

pre-recorded calls and other marketing

Covers pre-recorded sales calls, basic rules for marketing by email, text and fax, including the GDPR's definition of consent, and other lawful bases for processing.

pre-recorded calls and other marketing
Topic 3

social media

Covering the rules when using targeted marketing through social media platforms.

social media


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