Data Privacy and Security

Unit Code: LWQ702

Contact hours: 12–15 hours per week

Unit Description

Data privacy and security are critical areas of legal risk in the digital era. In this unit students will develop an awareness of how workplace data use is effectively regulated to protect the privacy of people’s data. You will have the opportunity to examine both national and international data collection obligations, with an emphasis on the key responsibility of data custodians to secure data to prevent unauthorised use. You will also develop your ability to synthesise knowledge from various legal sources to identify legal risks in a digital data-driven context.

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