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PrF:MVV1368K Privacy and Personal Data - Course Information

MVV1368K Privacy and Personal Data

Faculty of Law
Autumn 2018
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. MgA. Jakub Míšek (lecturer)
JUDr. Matěj Myška, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Radim Polčák, Ph.D. (lecturer)
JUDr. Bc. Terezie Smejkalová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. et Mgr. Ing. Jan Tomíšek (lecturer)
Ing. Mgr. František Kasl (seminar tutor)
Supervisor
doc. JUDr. Radim Polčák, Ph.D.
Institute of Law and Technology - Faculty of Law
Contact Person: Tereza Buchalová
Supplier department: Institute of Law and Technology - Faculty of Law
Timetable of Seminar Groups
MVV1368K/01: Mon 1. 10. to Fri 21. 12. Thu 14:00–15:40 257, J. Míšek
MVV1368K/02: No timetable has been entered into IS. J. Míšek
Prerequisites
Spoken and written English (incl. legal terminology).
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 30 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 21/30, only registered: 0/30, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/30
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The goal of this course is to introduce to students current issues of privacy and personal data protection in the context of information and communication technologies.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course, students should be able to:
- understand basic issues privacy and personal data protection in the context of ICT
- understand the differences in regulatory framework between privacy protection and personal data protection
- know relevant case law of European and Czech courts
- analyze and solve particular problems of privacy protection in the context of right to information and freedom of speech
- analyze and evaluate particular problems of use of surveillance
- analyze and solve particular problems of personal data protection online – applicable law and jurisdiction
- analyze and solve particular problems of personal data protection online in connection with trans-border data flow
- analyze and solve particular problems of personal data protection online – how to set the system of personal data processing in accordance with law and what is the life cycle of personal data in specific areas
- analyze and evaluate particular challanges of smart technologies
Syllabus
  • Introduction. Data, Information, Privacy
  • Right to Privacy, History, Concepts and Method
  • Privacy protection online I – Surveillance
  • Privacy protection online II – Media law
  • Personal data protection online I – Basic concepts, jurisdiction and applicable law
  • Personal data protection online II – Rights of the data subject, Duties of the data controller and processor
  • Personal data protection online III – Trans-border data flow & Cross-border cooperation during criminal investigation
  • Personal data protection – Specific cases I – Smart everything
  • Personal data protection – Specific cases II – Counter-Terrorism and Passenger name records
Literature
  • WARREN, S D and L D BRANDEIS. The Right to Privacy. Harvard Law Review, 1890, Vol IV, č. 5. info
  • SOLOVE, Daniel J. Nothing to hide : the false tradeoff between privacy and security. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011. ix, 245. ISBN 9780300172331. info
  • KUNER, Christopher. Transborder data flows and data privacy law. First edition published. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. xix, 285. ISBN 9780199674619. info
  • Internet privacy rights :rights to protect autonomy. Edited by Paul Bernal. 1 online r. ISBN 9781139863179. info
  • JONES, Meg Leta. Ctrl + Z : the right to be forgotten. New York: New York University Press, 2016. xiii, 269. ISBN 9781479881703. info
  • Other sources will be published in the e-learning application
Teaching methods
interactive in-class seminars, writing of essays and their presentation, documents shared through the e-learning application
Assessment methods
- During the semester, there are 6 take-home essays/position papers on topics of selected lectures submitted through the e-learning application. Students shall successfully finish at least 3.
- Presentation and oral defence of one of the essays/position papers.
Language of instruction
English
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016.
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