Webinar on Data Protection Act 2019 and Access to Information Act 2016
We are delighted to invite you to a highly informative webinar on the Data Protection Act 2019 and Access to Information Act 2016, organized by Records and Information Management East Africa Limited (RIMEA). This two-hour webinar is designed to provide valuable insights into these essential acts and their implications for individuals and organizations in East Africa.
Date: 14th June 2023
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM (EAT)
Webinar Overview: The webinar will focus on two key pieces of legislation that have a significant impact on data protection and access to information practices in East Africa. The Data Protection Act 2019 aims to safeguard personal data, ensuring its privacy and proper handling, while the Access to Information Act 2016 promotes transparency and accountability by granting individuals the right to access information held by public entities.
During the webinar, our expert speakers will provide in-depth insights into the following topics:
- Data Protection Act 2019: Gain a comprehensive understanding of the provisions and requirements of the Data Protection Act 2019, including data subject rights, consent, security measures, cross-border data transfers, and the role of the Data Protection Commissioner.
- Access to Information Act 2016: Explore the key features of the Access to Information Act 2016, such as the scope of information covered, procedures for making information requests, exemptions, and the obligations of public entities in providing access to information.
Webinar Fees: The webinar registration fee is Ksh. 2,000. However, students who provide their School ID will pay a reduced fee of Ksh. 500. We are pleased to inform you that members of the Network of Records and Information Management Professionals in East Africa (RIMPEA) can attend the webinar free of charge as a membership benefit.
Registration and RSVP: To register for the webinar, please fill out the registration form available at the following link: REGISTER HERE.
Don’t miss this valuable opportunity to enhance your knowledge of data protection and access to information laws in East Africa. Join us for an insightful webinar that will equip you with essential information and practical insights to navigate these crucial legal frameworks.
About RIMEA: Records and Information Management East Africa Limited (RIMEA) is a leading organization dedicated to promoting best practices and professional development in records and information management across East Africa. RIMEA provides training, consulting, and resources to individuals and organizations seeking to optimize their information management processes.
NB: All participants will get an e-certificate of attendance