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IT Law - Personal Data Protection

4LAW 6 chapters 2 ECTS credits Level Intermediate


The "Data Protection" Act of 6 January 1978, amended by the Act of 6 August 2004, defines the principles to be respected while collecting, processing and storage of personal data.


It strengthens the rights of individuals on their data, provides for simplification of reporting paperwork and specifies the power of control and sanction of the CNIL.
This law is applicable since there is an automated processing or manual file, which means a computer file or a "paper" file containing personal information about individuals.


This course will enable you to understand the risks and challenges of compliance with the Data Protection Act, to acquire good habits to comply with the legal framework to define and implement its action plan

Learning path


  • Understand the data protection principles
  • Understand the role of the CNIL and the role of the European controller
  • Understand the obligations related to Web sites (editor’s obligations and responsibilities)
  • Understand the obligations related to data utilization within E-commerce, E-Marketing, telemarketing…
  • Take into account new directives EU 2016

Course content

  • The legal framework of the personal data protection

    Course : 240 min
  • Institution of control data management: CNIL

    Course : 240 min
  • Legal notice linked to personal data protection on websites

    Course : 240 min
  • Personal data and e-Commerce

    Course : 240 min
  • Data protection in the EU Directive 2016

    Course : 120 min
  • General Data Protection Regulation

    Course : 60 min - Labs : 60 min


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