GDPR For patient advocacy organisations

Quick Wins
GDPR compliance for websites, newsletters and more

If your organisation has a website, newsletter, social media account, or hosts events, there are actions you must take to be compliant with the GDPR.

In this module, learn some so-called quick wins for GDPR compliance.

Here is what you will learn in this course

Quick wins for GDPR Compliance

Direct marketing

  • Learn what direct marketing is and how it applies to patient organisations
  • Understand when it is ok to contact members and individuals directly about your awareness campaign or educational program


  • How to make your website compliant with the GDPR
  • Learn about Cookies and the importance of a Privacy Notice
  • Best practices for managing newsletter subscribers


  • How to organise events to be within compliance of the GDPR
  • Business cards and how they relate to the GDPR

Course Overview

Understand the basic concepts of the GDPR.

Presented by

Tim Van Canneyt

Partner at Fieldfisher Belgium – Member of the Brussels Bar

Specialist data protection and 
e-commerce advisor and an information technology contract negotiator and litigator.

About the Instructor
Tim provides strategic and practical advice on global data protection compliance issues to start-ups, large multinationals, associations and public organisations. He has a particular interest in privacy challenges relating to digital technologies and services (geo-localisation, IoT, cloud computing, big data, AI, etc.).

Tim is a certified privacy specialist (CIPP/E.).  He is on the Teaching Faculty of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), an association that brings together privacy experts from around the world.  He is also Co-Chair of the OneTrust PrivacyConnect Brussels Chapter and a member of Ecomlex, a European network of lawyers specialising in e-commerce and ICT law.  Tim is also a member of editorial board of Computer Law review.  He is a former member of the IAPP European Advisory Board.

Tim is a regular speaker at high-profile data protection conferences and he regularly publishes in the field of data protection. For several years, he has been invited as a guest lecturer on IT contracting practices at the Master after Master IP/IT of the KULeuven Odisee. He is the creator of, a free online database of all Court of Justice case law on data protection.