D4PIT10 Protection of information in European and international law IV

Faculty of Law
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. JUDr. Radim Polčák, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. JUDr. Pavel Koukal, Ph.D.
Institute of Law and Technology - Faculty of Law
Contact Person: Hana Jelínková
This course does not have any prerequisites. General requirement for enrolment to this course is advanced knowledge of legal English incl. specific terminology of IP and civil law.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to explain the issue of public sector information and to discuss related relevant issues.
Learning outcomes
Upon the completion of this course, students shall be able to:
Understand the regulatory framework of public sector information;
Address the collisions between the rights concerned and interests in the provision of public sector information;
Critically discuss the shortcomings of current regulatory framework
  • Public sector information - concept and basic legal Framework;
  • Open Data and openness of public administration and limits thereof;
  • Big Data - concept and related legal issues;
  • Re-use of public sector information and the rights and interests of the individual
  • Custers, Bart and Uršič, Helena, 2016. Big data and data reuse: a taxonomy of data reuse for balancing big data benefits and personal data protection. International Data Privacy Law. 1 February 2016. Vol. 6, no. 1, p. 4–15. DOI 10.1093/idpl/ipv028.
  • Koops, Bert-Jaap and Newell, Bryce Clayton and Timan, Tjerk and Škorvánek, Ivan and Chokrevski, Tom and Galič, Maša, A Typology of Privacy (March 24, 2016). University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law 38(2): 483-575 (2017); Tilburg Law School
  • Borgesius, Frederik Zuiderveen; Gray, Jonathan and Eechoud, Mireille Van, 2015. Open Data, Privacy, and Fair Information Principles: Towards a Balancing Framework. Berkeley Technology Law Journal. 2015. Vol. 30, no. 3, p. 2073–2132.
Teaching methods
individual and group tutoring sessions, individual resolution of specific research tasks, colloquial presentation of research results
Assessment methods
Essay resolving assigned scientific issue (50%), colloquial presentation of results of individual research (50%)
Language of instruction
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019.
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