Course ObjectiveData Analytics and Privacy focuses on the role of European fundamental
legal principles in the regulation of data analytics, with a general
on the right to privacy and data protection. After this course:
1. Students will know and understand the history, background and ratio
of privacy laws,
their current state and the most important limits they impose on the
2. Students will know a number of data analytics technologies (eg
recognition), the opportunities they offer and be able to apply the law
3. The students will know and understand the relevance of the most
important case law
from the European Court of Human Rights and the Court of Justice of the
4. Students will be able to critically assess the law and its
Course ContentIn the field of data analytics and data science the opportunities seem
Automatic enforcement of norms, predictive medicine and AI-operated
assistants are but a few examples of what has become possible.
Outcomes of data analytics can even precede what's on a man's mind: the
arrives at the moment you did not even know yet you needed it, the
already posted before you ordered them, or the criminal behavior is
it takes place. The focus of this course is not on the possibilities,
the limits we as a society want to put on those possibilities. Standards
fundamental rights are well known, yet not carved in stone. Through the
literature, law and case law students will develop a critical view on
the role of
law in regulating data analytics, the limits it imposes, its'
shortcomings and an
understanding on the way these new technologies affect power relations
citizens and entities which deploy data analytics.
Teaching MethodsLectures, tutorials.
Method of AssessmentExam
LiteratureMade available via Canvas.
Target AudienceApart from regular students, the course is also available for:
Students from other universities/faculties
Contractor (students who pay for one course).
|Language of Tuition||English|
|Faculty||Faculty of Law|
|Course Coordinator||mr. T.H.A. Wisman|
|Examiner||mr. T.H.A. Wisman|
prof. mr. A.R. Lodder
You need to register for this course yourself
|Teaching Methods||Lecture, Study Group, Tutorial|
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