The Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT)

The Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) certification validates your deep understanding of privacy in technology. It enables you to apply what you have learned immediately to your job responsibilities  as a technology and privacy professional. Achieving certification validates your dual literacy in privacy and technology, which is recognised across the globe. What’s more, IAPP certifications, including the CIPT, are widely hailed as the gold standard in privacy certification because they are the only certifications in the industry accredited under ANSI/ISO specifications and   under standards set by the International Accreditation Forum.


Module 1:Privacy Risk Model and Framework
Introduces the concepts of privacy risks models and frameworks, privacy by design fundamental principles, value sensitive design and data life cycle

Module 2:Privacy by Design Foundational Principles
Covers fundamentals of IT’s role in protecting privacy, information security and the privacy responsibilities of IT professional

Module 3:Privacy Threats and Violations
Outlines procedures for data collection, data use, data dissemination and software security.

Module 4:Technical Measures and Privacy-Enhancing Technologies
Explains data oriented strategies, techniques as well as process-oriented strategies

Module 5:Privacy Engineering
Explains privacy engineering role in an organisation, privacy engineering objectives, privacy design patterns and privacy risk in software

Module 6: The Privacy by Design Methodology
Outlines the privacy by design process and the design cycle’s ongoing vigilance.

Module 7:Technology Challenges for Privacy
Covers automated decision-making, tracking and surveillance, anthropomorphism, ubiquitous computing and mobile social computing.


$650.00 USD

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is my payment inclusive of exam fees and training?

Yes, payments made are fully inclusive of online training, digital textbooks, sample questions, exam vouchers and the IAPP membership (optional)

Where and how will the training take place?

All training will take place virtually from the comfort of your home.

How do I make payments?

Payments may be made in naira or USD.
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Benefits of acquiring IAPP certification

As the gold standard in data protection credentials, IAPP certifications are trusted anywhere. We offer the only globally recognized ISO/ANSI-accredited credentialing programs in information privacy.

- Evidence of knowledge of privacy laws and regulations and how to apply them;
- Evidence of foundational understanding of broad global concepts of privacy and data protection law and practice, including: jurisdictional laws, regulations and enforcement models; essential privacy concepts and principles;
- Evidence of understanding of legal requirements for handling and transferring data and more;
- Advancement of career;
- Increase in earning potential and elevate of leadership profile; and
- CIPP certifications also help provide a competitive edge to distinguish you from others in their field.

2024 Training Schedule

Ridwan Oloyede ( FIP, CIPP/E, CIPM)

Ridwan Oloyede is the Co-Founder of Tech Hive Advisory, where he leads the technology policy team. He advises on the global aspects of cybersecurity policy, data protection and privacy laws, digital health and digital ethics. Ridwan is a Fellow of Information Privacy with the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and a Research Fellow at the African Academic Network on Internet Policy. He is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional in European Data Protection Law (CIPP/E) and Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Ridwan is also an expert at the Data Protection Unit of the Council of Europe and an official IAPP training provider.

Diana Uzor(CIPP/E)

Diana is a certified privacy practitioner with experience in technology law, data protection advisory, corporate commercial, start up advisory, intellectual property advisory. Diana offers a range of services to clients including conducting product structure audits, advising on the commercialisation of intellectual property, conducting data protection audits, advising on compliance with all extant laws. She has a knack for spotting potential problem areas and offers legal services from the get-go to protect her clients from pitfalls and liability.  Diana is also a teacher, analyst and lifetime learner.

Senwelo Modise (FIP, CIPT, CIPP/E, CIPM, Security +)

Senwelo is a partner at Botlhole Law Group [In association with Neill Armstrong]. She leads the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications division at this corporate and commercial law firm. She specialises in technology law and is a subject matter expert in privacy, data protection, and cybersecurity. She is interested in blockchain, digital health, fintech, artificial intelligence, electronic evidence, digital rights, and technology to improve efficiencies in legal practice.

14th - 16th May
21st - 23rd May

21st - 23rd June

Foundations of Privacy and Data Protection
19th - 20th June

2nd - 4th July  

9th - 11th July

23rd - 25th July

Schedule a private in-person or executive training session. The sessions are shorter with more detailed focus on the participants. The training places premium on the participants’ focus, confidentiality and adaptability.

Date: The exact dates will be additionally determined.
Minimum of 3 participant per session
No of days: 2-days
Venue: To be determined
Fee:  To be determined