PV120 Information Law

Faculty of Informatics
Spring 2010
Extent and Intensity
2/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: k (colloquium), z (credit).
RNDr. JUDr. Vladimír Šmíd, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Václav Matyáš, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Contact Person: RNDr. JUDr. Vladimír Šmíd, CSc.
Wed 16:00–17:50 D2
Prerequisites (in Czech)
Předchozí absolvování PV119 Elements of Law je výhodou, ale nikoliv podmínkou.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The basic goal of the lecture is to explain the legal aspects of some parts of informatics, especially personal protection, commercial secret, intellectual property, personal data protection, classified fact and free access to informations.
  • Informational liberty and legal protection of personal data -- constitutional principles, Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms.
  • Foreign examples and international context -- law in abroad, recommendations, agreements and directives of international and supranational organizations.
  • Private law protection of informations and information systems -- personal protection, commercial secret, labour discipline etc.
  • Intellectual property law -- author law, industrial property.
  • Personal Data Protection -- the Act, its application, Office for Personal Data Protection.
  • Public law protection of informations and information systems -- penal law protection.
  • Classified Fact Act.
  • Free Access to Informations Act.
  • POLČÁK, Radim, Martin ŠKOP and Jakub MACEK. Normativní systémy v kyberprostoru (úvod do studia) (Normative systems in cyberspace (introduction)). 1st ed. Brno: Masarykova univerzita v Brně, 2005. 102 pp. Edice učebnic Právnické fakulty MU č. 361. ISBN 80-210-3779-2. info
  • MATES, Pavel and Miroslava MATOUŠOVÁ. Evidence, informace, systémy :právní úprava. 1. vyd. Praha: CODEX Bohemia, 1997. 263 s., ta. ISBN 80-85963-27-2. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
written test
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022.
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