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What is it?

The Data Privacy Awareness Training (DPAT) PowerPoint SmartDeck (rev 2022) is a convenient solution for who wants to learn about GDPR or create their own presentation. It explains to viewers in a simple format what the regulations are, the different types of personal data that exist, what the key risks are and core policies expected under the general data protection regulations.
It also provides a built-in quiz section to test user retention and comprehension of the topics discussed which is an essential part of any good training.

Who/What is it For?

This training powerpoint and data privacy policy has a wide range of uses such as;

  • HR Onboarding (New Hires)
  • Compliance Annual Training
  • As a template which can be easily adapted for other types of training
  • Data protection officers who are developing training modules
  • Presentations to various departments
  • Evidence of a training program for auditors/ISO certification purposes
  • Further learning requirements

Why You Need it?

Fines are now being issued in every EU jurisdiction for data protection breaches. Most fines are avoidable if staff are aware of the risks and reminded of them on a regular basis.
In addition, auditors, regulatory bodies, certification bodies and customers expect and demand that staff are specifically trained on privacy risks and take due care in handling personal data.

Training using our deck is a cost effective way of learning more about data privacy and GDPR.


  • Easy and concise coverage of the main regulations GDPR & Data Protection Act 2018 in a 20-25 minute interacive PowerPoint presentation
  • Covers case history of recent actions by the Data Protection Commission
  • Covers core policies required by GDPR regulation
  • Covers key risks which lead to fines and breaches
  • Includes a short multiple choice quiz to test user comprehension
  • Economic file size for easy email distribution
  • High spec slide layout with the latest .pptx file format
  • Easy to customise slidedeck and convert it to a presentation for example by removing quiz section.
  • Works on mobile (using “Microsoft Powerpoint:Slideshows and Presentations” app


By providing an ongoing training program to all staff members you will help meet your training obligations under Articles 39, 47 & 70 of GDPR. It will also help

  • Improve processes and procedures inside the organisation
  • Improve consumer confidence and trustworthiness
  • Promote better data security and reduce risk of a data breach
  • Increase potential to enhance the reputation of the company as being at the forefront of data protection

Who Developed The Quiz?

The downloads were developed by privacy and security practitioners who have worked in the field of data privacy and cybersecurity training over a combined period of 25 years. Our simple training approach has been used by dozens of clients to great effect over several years.

Looking for further training supports?

We can create bespoke data privacy or cybersecurity training material for your needs, contact us at [email protected] for more information


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Usage Rights

This document contains original content developed by the author who is a data protection and security professional. By purchasing this product you agree to use this document for personal use or for the company on whose behalf you’re purchasing it for.
Redistribution is not permitted outside of the above agreement and thus a separate document purchase would be required.

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Please read the following sections to ensure the presentation runs on you system.


The presentation has some built-in automation features that may not work properly unless the “Enable all macros” setting is checked in file > options > trust center > trust center settings

Powerpoint Trust Center Setting for Data Privacy Awareness Training Powerpoint Deck,


The presentation uses the following four fonts. These may need to be installed on your system for letters and icons to render properly

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Font Awesome Pro for Desktop, found at Font Awesome Pro


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As with any software, legacy operating systems and mobile devices may cause issues when using this product. No compatibility issues have been noted on Windows 8,10 | Android v10-12 | Apple IOS => 2019. Important* Non microsoft powerpoint viewers will likely not work.


If fonts are not rendering correctly, try installing the fontawesome webfont from here Fontawesome ttf download and restarting the powerpoint deck.


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