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Information Privacy Law

We live and work seamlessly in an age of constant technological and informational advances, yet from new data-centric business models to innovative uses of public data, courts are increasingly confronted with complex privacy issues that have far reaching social and legal implications. This course examines the rights and obligations of governmental entities, corporate businesses, and individual consumers with respect to information use and information privacy. This course explores state, federal, and international rules and regulations that apply to generating, collecting, using, and disclosing personal information. This course offers students practical exercises in such things as drafting consumer privacy notices and disclosures, negotiating contract provisions concerning the commercial transfer and use of personal information, and in-class meetings with tech executives to analyze and propose solutions to information use and privacy challenges. [2]