In some situations, you can process people’s personal data if it is in the legitimate interests of your organization to do so, but “Legitimate Interests” is one of the most misunderstood bases for processing personal data. This module gives an in-depth grounding in Legitimate Interests as a lawful basis to process data and the “balancing test” required to ensure it is properly applied.
On completion of this course you will be able to:
- Describe what a “Legitimate Interest” is
- Understand when “Legitimate Interests” may be used to process personal data
- Discuss the concept of “balancing fundamental rights” in context of Legitimate Interests
- Conduct a Legitimate Interests balancing test