The lecture included familiarization with the legal obligations regarding the protection of personal data by presenting the resources developed within the project Online Privacy Initiative (OPI), such as ‘Privacy pledge’ and the guide “How to make a privacy policy” .

In their discussions after the lecture, students were interested to hear about the legal obligations. For instance, it was noted that privacy policies are required by the banks in Macedonia, as a precondition for opening an e-shop (although privacy policies are actually not a legal requirement)

This lecture is a follow-up to the series of presentations held in 2011 in order to raise the awareness for protection of internet users’ privacy among the members of key target groups; the presentations for government officials and civil servants (1, 2) and four presentations for entrepreneurs (3,4).

Guide: ‘How to make a privacy policy?’