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Certified Information
Privacy Professional
Europe (CIPP/E)

Training & Certification

Understand the GDPR and

Regional European Data Protection Laws

Live Online CIPP/E Training

From $1,695 per course

What is CIPP/E?

Our online CIPPE GDPR training & certification builds a deep understanding of European laws, regulations and policy frameworks.

The course includes explanations of European regulatory structures; concepts of data protection; major laws

including the GDPR and the ePrivacy Directive and more.

Why Should I Take CIPP/E Training?

The role of the CIPP/E is to be a qualified and competent professional who can protect personal data and ensure compliance with the European data protection laws, regulations, and standards. A CIPP/E can perform various tasks and functions related to data protection and privacy.  A CIPP/E certification can help you advance your career and demonstrate your commitment to privacy. It can also benefit your organization by enhancing its reputation, reducing risks, and ensuring compliance in Europe.

Who Should Train?

European and international data protection professionals who manage or work within GDPR and European national compliance frameworks, and/or those pursuing CIPP/E certification. IAPP European Data Protection training helps satisfy GDPR requirements for DPOs (data protection officers) responsible for monitoring compliance, managing data protection activities, etc.

What You'll Learn

CIPP/E training builds a deep understanding of European laws, regulations and policy frameworks. The curriculum includes explanations of European regulatory structures; concepts of data protection; major laws including the GDPR and the ePrivacy Directive; and more.

  • Data Protection Laws: The history and evolution of data protection laws in Europe, the key concepts and principles of data protection, the roles and responsibilities of data controllers and data processors, the rights of data subjects, and the enforcement and compliance mechanisms.

  • Personal Data: The definition and scope of personal data, the types and categories of personal data, the lawful bases for processing personal data, the special categories of personal data and the exemptions, the principles of data minimization, accuracy, storage limitation, and integrity and confidentiality.

  • Controllers and Processors: The obligations and liabilities of controllers and processors, the contracts and agreements between controllers and processors, the joint controllership and co-responsibility, the accountability principle and the data protection by design and by default approach, the data protection impact assessment (DPIA) process, the records of processing activities (ROPA), and the security of processing.

  • Processing Personal Data: The rules and requirements for processing personal data for specific purposes, such as direct marketing, employment, health, research, biometrics, online activities, CCTV, etc., the restrictions and safeguards for international data transfers, the adequacy decisions and appropriate safeguards, such as standard contractual clauses (SCCs), binding corporate rules (BCRs), codes of conduct, and certification mechanisms.

  • Data Subjects’ Rights: The rights of access, rectification, erasure, restriction of processing, data portability, object, not to be subject to automated decision-making, including profiling, and related remedies, the conditions and exceptions for exercising these rights, the obligations of controllers to respond to these requests, and the best practices for handling these requests.

  • Supervision and Enforcement: The role and powers of supervisory authorities (SAs), the cooperation and consistency mechanism between SAs, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB), the one-stop-shop principle and the lead SA, the complaints procedure and the right to an effective judicial remedy, the administrative fines and penalties, the civil liability and compensation for damages, and the criminal sanctions.

  • Emerging Technologies: The impact of emerging technologies on privacy and data protection, such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), blockchain, cloud computing, internet of things (IoT), big data analytics, facial recognition, etc., the challenges and risks posed by these technologies, such as bias, discrimination, transparency, accountability, etc., and the potential solutions and best practices to address these challenges.

Frequently Asked Questions 


How long does the CIPP/E course take?​


This course is split over 2 days, with an average of 8 hours training each day.

How do I take the CIPP/E exam?​


After you've completed the training you'll then be sent a voucher for your exam 

which you can redeem on the IAPP's website. 

You can then book the online exam at a time that is convenient to you.

Do I need to take the CIPP/E exam or can I just do the training?

It's up to you! You don't need to take the exam if you don't want to -

however you won't be certified if you don't. We strongly advise that you take the exam,

as apart from the great training you'll receive, the prestigious certification

from the IAPP is respected worldwide and will help you in your future career. 

Is the training In-Person or Online?

Data Privacy.Academy offers online courses only. 

However, our parent company Mena Executive Training offers in-person training 

in the Middle East. Click Here for more.

Who is this CIPP/E course for?

The course is open to anyone. However, professionals responsible for integrating privacy requirements into day-to-day operations and those who are pursuing CIPM certification 

will find this course most beneficial.

Are you an Official Training Partner of the IAPP?


Yes! You can confirm this on the IAPP's website.

Why are you cheaper that every other IAPP Official Training Partner?

By design. We do everything we can to keep our overheads down as a company 

so we can offer these courses as competitively as possible. 

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