Data protection education

Some resources for teaching – and learning – European data protection law. See also: list of CJEU case law on data protection.

Key documents

Other resources

  • Korff, Douwe and Georges, Marie (2019) The Data Protection Officer Handbook, (pdf).
  • McCullagh, Karen, Olivia Tambou and Sam Bourton (eds.) (2019), National adaptations of the GDPR, Collection Open Access Book, Blogdroiteuropeen, Luxembourg (pdf).
  • A compendium of Case law of the European Court of Human Rights concerning the protection of personal data, published in June 2018: pdf.

Data protection in general

  • The ‘HELP in the 28’ course on ‘Data Protection and Privacy Rights’ (updated in 2017), accessible here.
  • The Handbook on European data protection law (2018 edition), published by the EU Fundamental Rights Agency: download the pdf, or more information here.

Data protection for children

  • The European Handbook for Teaching Privacy and Data Protection at Schools, available in English (pdf), Polish (pdf), Hungarian (pdf), and Slovenian (pdf). 

Data protection for the judiciary

  • INtroduction of the data protection reFORM to the judicial system (INFORM) project e-learning platform.

Other useful links

General reading on privacy & data protection

  • Allen, Anita L. (1988), Uneasy Access: Privacy for Women in a Free Society. Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Blanchette, Jean-François (2012), Burdens of Proof: Cryptographic Culture and Evidence Law in the Age of Electronic Documents, The MIT Press. 
  • Boehm, Franziska (2012), Information sharing and data protection in the area of freedom, security and justice: towards harmonised data protection principles for information exchange at EU-level. Springer.
  • Citron, Danielle Keats (2014), Hate Crimes in Cyberspace, Harvard University Press.
  • Goffman, Alice (2015), On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City. Picador.
  • González Fuster, Gloria (2014), The emergence of personal data protection as a fundamental right of the EU, Springer.
  • Gutwirth, Serge (2002), Privacy and the information age, Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Kosta, Eleni (2013), Consent in European data protection law. Martinus Nijhoff.
  • Lake, Jessica (2016), The Face That Launched a Thousand Lawsuits: The American Women who Forged a Right to Privacy. Yale University Press.
  • Lauer, Josh (2017), Creditworthy: A History of Consumer Surveillance and Financial Identity in America. Columbia University Press.
  • Lynskey, Orla (2015), The Foundations of EU Data Protection Law. Oxford University Press.
  • Nissenbaum, Helen (2010), Privacy in context: Technology, policy, and the integrity of social life. Stanford University Press.
  • Rodotà, Stefano (2015), Il diritto di avere diritti. Gius. Laterza & Figli.
  • Wacks, Raymond (2010), Privacy: A Very Short Introduction, Oxford University Press.