Who is DPPE aimed at?
DPPE is aimed at educational establishments such as schools, colleges and universities that have Data Protection Officers, Data Protection Leads, Compliance Managers and anyone with data protection responsibilities.
What are the Benefits of Joining?
- Access to the members-only online Forum. (This is where you can exchange know-how, ask questions and network.)
- You can also post confidential messages.
- DPPE termly newsletter and important alerts straight to your inbox
- Priority booking for DPPE training courses and events
- Membership discount off certain training courses and products
- Invitation to termly meetings ( on a first come first served basis )
What are the objectives of DPPE?
To support and connect you through a network of meetings (face to face and online), with guest speakers including leading information lawyers and practitioners and through an online platform (the DPPE Forum) for the exchange of know-how and networking.
To inform its members, DPPE delivers and procures its own training for members.
To represent a collective voice of data protection professionals working in the education sector. To ensure that issues specifically affecting schools, colleges and universities are considered. To contribute to ICO Guidance and Codes of Practice at consultation stage. To influence.
Who is the Member, the individual or the Employer?
The member is the organisation and the authorised users are the Data Protection Officers/Leads.
How do I join?
The quickest and easiest way to join is to visit our website and complete the online Joining Form on the website.
Alternatively, email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will email you a Joining Form.
Fill in the Form and submit it online. You will need to identify which individuals within your organisation you would like to be authorised users so have their names, organisation email addresses ready.
DPPE will then raise an invoice and send it to you. Once the invoice has been settled, your DPPE membership will be created and your authorised users accounts set up. And that’s it!
How long does membership last?
Membership lasts 12 months and runs from 31st March to 1st April. Unless, membership has been cancelled (or has been terminated in accordance with the contract), it automatically renews each year on 1st April.
How much does membership cost?
An objective of DPPE is to make membership as accessible to as many individuals as possible. See costs here.
How can membership fees be paid?
DPPE’s preferred method is BACS and we may impose a modest administrative charge where membership fees are not paid by this method.
We send out our invoice in advance of the renewal date.
How can I cancel membership?
If you no longer want to be a member, simply let us know by emailing email@example.com
Memberships automatically renew on 1st April. If you don’t want your membership to renew, just let us know atleast 30 days before the renewal date by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Can I see a copy of the Terms and Conditions of Membership?
Yes of course. You can read a copy here. Your employer would be contracting with DPPE.
I have a question, who do I get in touch with?
Don’t worry, email us at email@example.com and one of our team will be back in touch with you as fast as possible to answer your question.