Online Courses

Our online courses provide an engaging introduction to various areas of privacy law. Professors Daniel Solove and Paul Schwartz, the two leading experts on privacy and security law, created these courses. They have co-authored four textbooks on the law in this field, as well as a guidebook. They have been teaching privacy and security law for more than 50 years combined. Each course is about 1 hour long and contains readings and a quiz. People who successfully complete a course receive a certificate signed by Professors Solove and Schwartz.

The Teachers

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Daniel Solove

Daniel J. Solove is the John Marshall Harlan Research Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School. He founded TeachPrivacy, a company providing privacy and data security training. One of the world’s leading experts in privacy law, Solove is the author of 10 books and more than 50 articles.

Paul Schwartz

Paul Schwartz

Paul Schwartz is a leading international expert on information privacy law. He is the Jefferson E. Peyser Professor at UC Berkeley School of Law and a Director of the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology. Schwartz is also a Special Advisor at Paul Hastings, where he works in the Privacy and Data Security Practice.

Who is the Audience?

Our courses will be useful for anyone who wants to learn about privacy, whether inside or outside of the U.S. Lawyers and law students can use our courses to gain basic knowledge of privacy law. Privacy professionals can fill gaps in their knowledge or learn about a new area of the law. Security and compliance officials will be able to learn more about privacy regulation. Those without legal training can also learn from these courses, though there may be a few parts they find challenging. Even with no legal training, most of the course will still be understandable.

Why Take These Courses?

These courses will permit you to gain sophisticated knowledge about privacy law. Sessions at conferences often supply fragmented pieces of knowledge. Our courses are designed to provide detailed knowledge in a structured and coherent way.