This module will define what the right to privacy is, explain its importance in securing other human rights, and explain the difference between data privacy and data protection. This includes understanding current international definitions for critical concepts such as personal privacy, networked privacy, digital privacy, and data protection, and how they are different but interrelated. Each module features videos, case studies, and activities for training participants embedded in each section.

Objectives of the module:

After the completion of this module, the training participants will be able to:

  1. Define and understand the right to privacy and its connection with other human rights.
  2. Grasp the difference between data privacy and data protection.
  3. Define and understand concepts such as personal privacy, networked privacy, digital privacy.

This module will give an overview of the key international and regional (Southeast Asia) human rights legal instruments and documents that pertain to the right to privacy in the digital environment. The module will also analyze and present sample privacy and data protection legislation and regulations from around the world that adapt international and regional frameworks to local jurisdictions, such as the EU data governance framework and the data governance frameworks of Singapore, the UK, the US, South Africa, Brazil, and China. The module will also look at examples of data privacy and protection authorities around the globe. Each module features videos, case studies, and activities embedded in each section.

Objectives of the module:

After the completion of this module, the training participants will be able to:

  1. Define and understand the key international and regional (Southeast Asia) human rights legal instruments and documents that pertain to the right to privacy in the digital environment.
  2. Define and understand good practices regarding privacy and data protection legislation and regulations from around the world that adapt international and regional frameworks to local jurisdictions.
  3. Get acquainted with examples of data privacy and protection authorities.