EU Data Protection and Privacy Law

  • compatible use
  • European Court of Human Rights
  • transparency
  • data processing
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • data security
  • the right to be forgotten
  • data protection supervisory authorities
  • cookies
  • data controllers
  • anonymization
  • electronic communications

Learn to:


  1. Apply the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to different business practices and technologies
  2. Incorporate key principles of European human rights law into an analysis of data protection practices and policies
  3. Anticipate future directions in the evolution of European data protection and information privacy law


This course introduces students to the legal regime governing information privacy, data protection, and data security in the European Union. Topics covered include data protection and privacy in the European Court of Human Rights, the Data Protection Directive and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), data protection supervisory authorities and international data transfers, the "right to be forgotten," and cybersecurity in Europe.

Division of Online Learning

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