Data Ethics, Privacy and Governance

After successful completion of this module:

  • You are familiar with key ethical considerations regarding the protection of personal data.
  • You are familiar with the impact of data science on today's society and the understanding of principles such as fairness, accountability and transparency.
  • You are familiar with examples of data protection violations, in particular when using algorithms from the area of machine learning / artificial intelligence such as profiling or automated decision making, and the ethical and legal risks involved in using such algorithms.
  • You are familiar with regulatory approaches to data protection in the context of Big Data and constructive data protection mechanisms.