Governance of personal data in the digital age

  • Course level: All Levels


This online course will help you understand what data governance is, the criteria that public policy makers should take into account when drafting or developing laws, regulations or policies on data protection and privacy, as well as practical aspects of data governance programs.

Previously, when organizations could store their customer information in manual files or filing cabinets, decisions about how to exercise authority over the processing of personal data were easier. The continuous evolution of digital technologies constantly changes the ways in which personal data is processed and therefore the paradigm of personal data protection.

Various countries are adopting laws and regulations that attempt to cover and provide for all aspects of the different and ever-changing ways in which personal data is processed in the digital age. Therefore, legislators and Personal Data Protection authorities face the challenge of developing a legal and regulatory framework that can keep up with the accelerated pace of technology-based economic development, while effectively protecting the rights and interests of individuals. data subjects.

Students will be exposed to intrinsic aspects of the online world that must be considered in the design of laws, regulations, policies and programs of compliance (compliance) of personal data, including multi-layer systems and multiple stakeholders, that are seen involved in the protection of personal data from the perspective of compliance and public policy.

This law course will provide the student with a structured learning base to understand the tensions that arise when online actors process personal data, and how to address dilemmas and basic issues of data protection and privacy in the design of public policies and compliance programs. ) in personal data.

What Will I Learn?

  • Personal data protection governance concept. The online course explains how data protection and privacy derive in organizational governance and studies its impact on a society and digital scum.
  • Key data protection issues and issues for those who formulate public policies in the online environment. The public policy perspective on the governance of personal data in the digital age
  • Challenges for those who apply data protection regulations when creating and implementing compliance programs. Corporate and organizational aspects of personal data governance to address the challenges organizations face in complying with local laws and regulations
  • Trends and tendencies of data protection in the digital age: from cloud computing and Internet of Things (IoT), to blockchain, automatic learning and Artificial Intelligence