Data privacy or information privacy is a branch of data security concerned with the proper handling of data – consent, notice, and regulatory obligations. More specifically, practical data privacy concerns often revolve around:
- Whether or how data is shared with third parties.
- How data is legally collected or stored.
- Regulatory restrictions such as GDPR, HIPAA, GLBA, or CCPA.
In this course, we’ll look at why data privacy is important, and how it is linked to data security. Then we’ll take a look at the legislation that covers data privacy in several key countries, and In several key industries. Finally, we’ll give you some ways to check your knowledge, and improve your data privacy in both personal and business environments.