Short Courses, Cyber Law, Law, Part-time Programmes

Cyber Law in Hong Kong – Personal Data and the Internet

Short Course

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Mode of Study & Programme Length:
3 Lessons;Total 7.5 hours (Please refer course dates to below “Programme Content”)
Medium of Instruction:
English supplement with Cantonese
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Programme Features:

Cyber Law in Hong Kong is a comprehensive overview of the law in Hong Kong and is essential not only for lawyers but for anyone connected with the creation, storage and dissemination of material on the Internet.

Opportunities for Further Studies:

  • Professional Certificate in Hong Kong Cyber Law
Programme Objectives

After completion of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Possess the basic knowledge and legal principles of Personal Data (Privacy) on the Internet; and
  • Recognize the legislations and regulations on the protection of Personal Data (Privacy) in relation to Internet world.
Programme Content
  • Introduction to Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance
  • Conflict between a Right to Privacy and a Right to Freedom of Expression
  • Privacy and Copyright
  • Journalists Exemption
  • Overview on the six principles of Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance
  • Implication to Direct Marketing
  • Issue of Consent
  • Implication to Cookies
  • Criminal Provision of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance
  • Case studies
Further Opportunities

Anyone who is interested in Hong Kong Cyber Law.

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