Privacy In The Digital Age

Privacy In The Digital Age

The course will emphasize the ever-evolving role of privacy in today’s digital age. We examine privacy-related issues across different digital technologies from smart home technologies to health wearable devices from the view of various stakeholders. Emerging technologies are investigated to determine how they impact individuals’ privacy concerns and behaviours and how organisations can address privacy from legal and ethical standpoints. 

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8 Hours


1 credit



Privacy is one of the core issues of our time. As consumers and employees, it is imperative to understand the privacy implications of new technologies.

Grace Fox, Faculty


Key Takeaways


an in-depth understanding of privacy across different emerging digital technologies.


an understanding of the legal and ethical considerations associated with privacy.


an ability to consider the implications of digital technologies on consumer privacy.

This course is right for you if…

You work or are interested in areas including digital technologies, marketing, information risk, governance. This programme is relevant to participants across academic backgrounds.

More Information

The dates of this course will be confirmed shortly.

No further requirements are needed to successfully participate in this course. 

Grace Fox

Dr Grace Fox is an Assistant Professor in Digital Business at Dublin City University. She is the Programme Director for the M.Sc. in Electronic Commerce and the Head of the ‘Future of Information Systems’ at the Irish Institute of Digital Business. Her research foci include information privacy from both consumer and organisational standpoints, and the adoption of digital technologies.


Her work has been widely published in international peer-reviewed journals such as the Information Systems Journal, Information Systems Frontiers, CAIS, JASIST, and IEEE Transactions on Multimedia. Grace has presented at academic and industry conferences and completed numerous projects with industry.


For further enquiries, contact Grace at

Note that this course will take place once a minimum of 8 participants is reached.

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