FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
A: Please refer to the schedule for location details.
A: You may sit for your exam at one of our 900+ computer based testing centres worldwide. Exams may be sat at any time available within the testing centre, but must be scheduled within the first 6 months of purchase or they will expire. There will not be any proctored exams at the GDPR-Ready trainings.
A: The online training is self-paced and can be viewed at any time. It does not expire.
A: Yes, your online training course never expires. We recommend reviewing the content within each module more than once to increase retention.
A: No, you can exit and return to it at any time and pick up where you left off.
A: Yes, the GDPR bundles all include complimentary IAPP Membership for one year.
A: If you are purchasing a bundle which includes your certification exam(s), you have 6 months from purchase to schedule your exam-not to take it, just to schedule! You can schedule your exam for as far out as you would like.
A: You have 6 months to schedule your exams - not to take them, just to schedule! At your convenience subject to facility availability. There are no prerequisites for the exams, you may take them in any order.
A: The training includes the official textbook for the CIPM program, Privacy Program Management: Tools for Managing Privacy Within Your Organization and the official textbook for the CIPP/E program, European Data Protection: Law and Practice.
Please refer to this page for the CIPP/E and CIPM Body of Knowledge and Exam Blueprint to see the areas you may need to focus on more than others based on your existing knowledge of the subject matter. The Body of Knowledge is a comprehensive outline of all the subject matter covered on the exam. The Exam Blueprint gives you an idea of how many questions from each topic area you can expect.
A: If you have registered for in-person training, you will receive both textbooks on site. Sample Questions and links to your CBT exams will be made available approximately 48 hours after registration in your MyIAPP portal under the “My Purchases” menu.
If you have registered for online training, the textbook will be mailed via FedEx International after registration is completed. Please be sure to include a complete address when registering, including business name if applicable, for shipping purposes. Sample Questions and links to your CBT exams will be made available approximately 48 hours after registration in your MyIAPP portal under the “My Purchases” menu.
A: Although some of the features of the online courses will work on a tablet, they are not yet fully compatible with all mobile devices. You can view our trainings online, however you cannot download them.
A: No, these products are exempt from VAT tax.
A: Yes, we can! To request an invoice and wire transfer details, please email your request and “Bill To” information to our Membership Team at firstname.lastname@example.org
A: The GDPR Ready 4-Day Bundle Plus includes both in-person and online training. The other bundle packages include in-person OR online, not both.
A: The content for both the online training and the in-person training is the same, the difference is in the delivery. Please refer to the course outlines for European Data Protection and Privacy Program Management for specific course content.
A: Yes, all our GDPR bundle packages include the exam fees.
A: You are allotted 2.5 hours at a computer based testing centre per each exam. You can find more information about the exam structure and process in the IAPP Certification Candidate Information Handbook.
A: The DPO toolkit contains a number of resources instrumental in performing what will be a vital role at many organizations inside and outside of the European Union, come May 2018, when the General Data Protection Regulation comes into force.
The DPO Toolkit and resources are free for IAPP members and is regularly updated with content such as sample job descriptions to research on how much training is required of a DPO to get a baseline of GDPR knowledge.
A: Provided that we are informed prior to the start of the training we will provide a full credit that can be used for any future IAPP event.