Privacy fundamentals Course

Explore core privacy concepts and principles.

37 minutes

Course description

In this course, you’ll learn about the origins of modern privacy law and theory. What is anonymity? How do we define privacy harms? You'll see how these relate to today’s privacy questions and dilemmas. You’ll also learn about commonly recognized frameworks such as the Fair Information Practice Principles, the OECD model for protecting privacy and data security and the phases of the data life cycle.


Welcome to CIPT!

Video - 00:02:00

Welcome to the CIPT learning path!
The Data Life Cycle

Video - 00:03:00

A look at collection, processing, disclosure, retention and destruction.
FIPPs and other privacy principle models

Video - 00:09:00

Foundational privacy concepts.
Privacy Theory

Video - 00:16:00

Defining privacy. A look at Prosser, Westin, Nissenbaum, Solove and Calo. Individual expectations and privacy versus security.
Why is privacy important?

Video - 00:07:00

Why does privacy matter?

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