Data privacy is about who has access to (your) data, while data protection provides tools and policies to actually restrict access to the (your) data.Here is a list of 5 books for Privacy & Data Protection Practitioners.

1. Casebook On Data Protection – ₦20000

The book is divided into fourteen chapters.  After an introduction that traces the brief history of data protection in Nigeria, separate chapters are devoted to Definitions, Relationship with other rights; Principles of Data Protection; Exceptions and Derogation; Employment Data; Sensitive Data; Transfer of Data to a Foreign Country; Liability of Data Controllers; Data Subject’s Rights; Data Breach; Remedies; Data Property Rights; Supervisory Authority and Appendices that feature the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation and the NDPR Implementation Framework.

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2. Privacy And Data Protection In Nigeria

Privacy and Data Protection Law in Nigeria is a book written by Olumide Babalola and published in 2021 by Noetico Repertum Inc. The first part of the book deals with one of the two major themes of the book- privacy. This part consists of chapters 1-5. Chapter 1 covers the Definition of Privacy and chapter 2 deals with The Taxonomy and Typology of Privacy.

Part 2 covers data protection and consists of 3 chapters. Chapter 6 covers the Evolution of Data Protection in Nigeria and chapter 7 explores The Sources of Data Protection Law in Nigeria. The part concludes with chapter 8, which considers The Relationship between Data Protection and other Rights.

Part 3 broadly covers the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR): Introduction, Scope and Definitions.

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3. European Data Protection Law And Practice ₦40000

European Data Protection: Law and Practice,” which will serve as the textbook for the CIPP/E certification. While the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) promises to unify the approaches of the EU member states, it brings forth challenges as organisations work toward compliance with this robust and comprehensive regulation. Based on the body of knowledge for the Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) certification (ANSI accredited under ISO 17024:2012), European Data Protection is the essential text on the GDPR, pan-European, and national data protection laws. European Data Protection reviews concepts, criteria and obligations of the GDPR and related laws, examines the territorial and material scope of the GDPR, legitimate processing criteria, information provision obligations, data subjects’ rights, security of processing, accountability. You can order the book here

4. Emerging Jurisprudence On Privacy And Data Protection In Nigeria ₦10000

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5. Information and Communication Technology Law in Nigeria

This book is the first comprehensive discussion of legal issues relating to the information and communications technology (ICT) in Nigeria, with particular reference to English, European, Canadian, and American data.

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